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Claggett Wilson and John Singer Sargent 1 Claggett Wilson and John Singer Sargent Introduction Despite the fact that the First World War has not left as conspicuous a blemish on the social awareness of the United States as it has on the European countries that were warriors, its heritage is still profoundly installed in the texture of this nation. The development to World War I is regularly recounted as the tale of a multinational weapons contest, itself a result of the quick paced development in automated innovation toward the finish of the nineteenth and start of the twentieth century. Parallel to how modernization scaled up the sizes of urban areas and organizations, it scaled up the measure of warfare, now focusing on whole social orders instead of just armed forces. This was the debut understanding of present day add up to war for Europe and the United States, contacting all layers of society, including craftsmanship and specialists. Claggett Wilson (1887– 1952) was one of America's first "Innovator" painters. From the get-go in his vocation he showed painting and drawing at Columbia University. In the wake of filling in as a lieutenant in World War I, Wilson came back from France to archive his encounters in a progression of war artworks. Wilson served in World War I as Brigade HQ boss in the second (Indian Head) Division and later, in light of the fact that he talked familiar French, as confidant to Brigadier General Wendell Neville. He was injured twice and never shook the incapacitating impacts of mustard gas. He was awarded the Navy Cross, the Silver Star, and the Croix de Guerre, and wound up with the maple leaf of a Major. His War Paintings were passed on to the Smithsonian American Art Museum by Alice H. Rossin. Wilson was one of only a handful
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