Roland Vivian Pitchforth

Gibraltar Harbour with Escort Groups Going To Sea

1944

Artist
Roland Vivian Pitchforth 1895–1982
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