Edward Bawden

Zghorta, Syria: Panorama of the Camp of the 8th, 10th and 12th Indian Mule Corps; in the Distance Lebanon

1942

Medium
Watercolour and ink on paper
Dimensions
Support: 457 x 1206 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by the War Artists Advisory Committee 1946
Reference
N05685

Catalogue entry

N05685 ZGHORTA, SYRIA: PANORAMA OF THE CAMP OF THE 8TH, 10TH AND 12TH INDIAN MULE CORPS; IN THE DISTANCE LEBANON 1942
 
Inscr. ‘Edward Bawden’ b.r.
Pen and watercolour, 18×47 1/2 (46×120·5), on two pieces of paper joined together.
Presented by the War Artists' Advisory Committee 1946.
Exh: National War Pictures, South Africa, 1943, National Gallery, 1945, and R.A., October–November 1945 (368).

Painted about March 1942.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I