Roland Vivian Pitchforth Gibraltar Harbour with Escort Groups Going To Sea 1944

Artwork details

Artist
Title
Gibraltar Harbour with Escort Groups Going To Sea
Date 1944
Medium Watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 571 x 787 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the War Artists Advisory Committee 1946
Reference
N05721
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05721 GIBRALTAR HARBOUR WITH ESCORT GROUPS GOING TO SEA 1944

Inscr. ‘Pitchforth 44’ b.l.
Watercolour, 22 1/2×31 (57×79).
Presented by the War Artists' Advisory Committee 1946.
Exh: National War Pictures, R.A., October–November 1945 (557).

One of a number of watercolours painted at Gibraltar showing escorts under various weather conditions (letter from the artist, 25 November 1955).

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

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