Anthony Gross
Liberation and Battle of France: Cherbourg, Battalion H.Q. of the East Yorks 1944

Artwork details

Artist
Anthony Gross 1905–1984
Title
Liberation and Battle of France: Cherbourg, Battalion H.Q. of the East Yorks
Date 1944
Medium Ink and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 394 x 571 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the War Artists Advisory Committee 1946
Reference
N05699
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05699 LIBERATION AND BATTLE OF FRANCE: CHERBOURG. BATTALION H.Q. OF THE EAST YORKS (50TH NORTHUMBRIAN DIVISION) IN AN ORCHARD, NORMANDY 1944
 
Inscr. ‘Anthony Gross 44’ b.l.
Watercolour, 15 1/2×22 1/2 (39×57).
Presented by the War Artists' Advisory Committee 1946.
Exh: National War Pictures, National Gallery, 1945, and R.A., October–November 1945 (754).

The officers reading a map are Lieutenant H. Morgan, Signals Officer, and Lieutenant-Colonel R. B. James, D.S.O. and two Bars, Battalion Commander.

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

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