Catalogue entry

N05716 THE MESSERSCHMIDT IN WINDSOR GREAT PARK 1940

Not inscribed.
Pencil, chalks and watercolour, 15 3/4×22 3/4 (40×58).
Presented by the War Artists' Advisory Committee 1946.
Exh: National War Pictures, National Gallery, 1945, and R.A., October–November 1945 (175); British Council, Nine Artists, Prague, 1946 (37).
Lit: Bertram, 1955, pp.271–2.

Painted for the Air Ministry late in 1940 and delivered in January 1941 as one of a set of five watercolours called ‘Marching against Britain’.

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