Catalogue entry

N05711 SHELTER SCENE: BUNKS AND SHELTERS 1941

Not inscribed.
Pen, chalk, watercolour and gouache, 19×17 (48×43).
Presented by the War Artists' Advisory Committee 1946.
Exh: National War Pictures, National Gallery, 1941–2 and 1945, and R.A., October–November 1945 (190); Wakefield and Manchester, April–July 1949 (100).
Repr: Eric Newton, War Pictures at the National Gallery, 1941 (in colour); Studio, CXXIII, 1942, p.11; Read, 1944, pl.191a.

See N05706. The Shelter Sketch-Books contain a much less detailed version, inscribed ‘People in bunks’, as well as a similar composition in reverse (repr. Editions Poetry London, 1944).

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