Catalogue entry

N05696 DESERT PATROL 1942
 
Inscr. ‘Anthony Gross 1942’ b.r.
Watercolour, 12 3/4×19 5/8 (32×50).
Presented by the War Artists' Advisory Committee 1946.
Exh: National War Pictures, South Africa, 1943, National Gallery, 1945, and R.A., October–November 1945 (413).

The artist was sent to the Middle East as Official War Artist in December 1941 and made a number of watercolours of Arab regiments. This represents the Arab Legion near Amman.

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