Frances Macdonald

Building the Mulberry Harbour, London Docks

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

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