- Paul Nash 1889–1946
- Pastel, graphite and watercolour on paper
- Support: 400 x 578 mm
- Presented by the War Artists Advisory Committee 1946
N05716 THE MESSERSCHMIDT IN WINDSOR GREAT PARK 1940
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’.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II