Barnett Freedman Interior of a Submarine 1943

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Artwork details

Artist
Barnett Freedman 1901–1958
Title
Interior of a Submarine
Date 1943
Medium Ink and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 600 x 940 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the War Artists Advisory Committee 1946
Reference
N05694

Catalogue entry

N05694 INTERIOR OF A SUBMARINE 1943
 
Inscr. ‘Barnett Freedman 43’ b.r., ‘Attack log’ b.l. and on the back ‘Study Control Room H.M. Submarine Tribune Captain Barnett Freedman R.N.’
Pen, ink and watercolour on seven sheets of paper mounted together on double board, 23 5/8×37 (60×94).
Presented by the War Artists' Advisory Committee 1946.
Repr: Eric Newton, War through Artists' Eyes, 1945, p.53.

The drawing was included in an exhibition of War Artists at the National Gallery and promptly withdrawn because it could have given useful information to the enemy.

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

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