The Execution by Merlyn Oliver Evans

The subject is based on a gruesome sight which the artist witnessed - the body of Mussolini suspended by the feet in the town square in Milan after the dictator's execution on 28 April 1945

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
82 x 119 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,500 ( Total: £5,000)
Acquired in:
1981
Vendor:
New Art Centre

Provenance

The artist's widow

Venue details

IWM London Lambeth Road, LONDON London SE1 6HZ 020 7416 5000 www.iwm.org.uk

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