Frances Macdonald
Building the Mulberry Harbour, London Docks 1944

Artwork details

Artist
Frances Macdonald 1914–2002
Title
Building the Mulberry Harbour, London Docks
Date 1944
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 561 x 1220 x 17 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the War Artists Advisory Committee 1946
Reference
N05705
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05705 BUILDING THE MULBERRY HARBOUR, LONDON DOCKS 1944

Inscr. ‘Frances Macdonald, March 44’ b.r.
Canvas, 22×48 (56×122).
Presented by the War Artists' Advisory Committee 1946.
Exh:National War Pictures, R.A., October–November 1945 (277), as ‘The Docks’.

The Mulberry Harbour was used in the invasion of France in June 1944.

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

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