Sir Muirhead Bone

From the After Deck of a Battleship (HMS Tiger from HMS Repulse)

1917

Artist
Sir Muirhead Bone 1876–1953
Medium
Graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 209 x 285 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by the artist 1919
Reference
N03445

Not on display

Catalogue entry

N03445 FROM THE AFTER DECK OF A BATTLESHIP (H.M.S. ‘TIGER’ FROM H.M.S. ‘REPULSE’) 1917
 

Inscr. ‘Bone’ b.r.

Pencil and wash on cream paper, 8×10 3/4 (20·25×27·25), on paper, 8 1/4×11 1/4 (21×29).
Presented by the artist 1919.
Exh: War Drawings and Lithographs, Whitechapel Art Gallery, October–November 1917 (230); War Sketches and Portraits by Muirhead Bone and Francis Dodd, Manchester, April 1918 (114).
Lit: C.E. Montague, The Western Front, 1917, II, at pl.78, repr. (in colour).

N03445 and N03446 were drawn when the artist was working as an Official War Artist with the Fleet.