Not on display
- Eric Ravilious 1903–1942
- Graphite and watercolour on paper
- Support: 445 x 546 mm
- Presented by the War Artists Advisory Committee 1946
N05724 SHELLING BY NIGHT 1941
Inscr. ‘Eric Ravilious’ t.r.
Watercolour, 17 1/2×21 1/2 (44·5×54·5).
Presented by the War Artists' Advisory Committee 1946.
Exh: National War Pictures, R.A., October–November 1945 (623); Eastbourne and Brighton, 1948 (38); Arts Council, 1948–9 (25); Sheffield, 1958 (13).
This appears to be the English Channel coastline. Another picture belonging to the same period is ‘Cross Channel Shelling’ in the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II