Depicts a demolition squad at work removing artefacts, debris and a covered victim from the ruins of a church.
The Demolition Squad by William Roberts, 1941
© Estate of John David Roberts by permission of the William Roberts Society
- Oil on canvas
- 54 x 80 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £12,500 ( Total: £50,000)
- Acquired in:
- Gillian Jason Gallery
Probably Christopher Wren's Christ Church Greyfriars in Newgate Street, which was virtually destroyed in the extremely severe raid on December 29 1940.
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