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Title: Wounded Veteran
Name: Drawing
Date: c. 1950
Medium: Black conte on paper
Dimensions: 16 3/4 x 13 3/4 in. (42.5 x 34.9 cm)
Classification: Drawings
Credit Line: Purchased from Mary Petersen by the Christian Petersen Memorial Fund. In the Christian Petersen Art Collection, Christian Petersen Art Museum, University Museums, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.
Object Number: um92.232
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This drawing depicts the mother welcoming the wounded soldier home in gestures of both relief and mourning. Her dress is similar to that of the female figures Petersen placed in nearly all of his proposed war memorials.