The social comment of the work reflects the flux and confusion of the year 1939.

The barrage balloon which hangs like a threatening device over the upper part of the canvas heralds the approaching war. The theme is the destructive forces which man has unleashed, and the damage that they will do to human life.


Ewan Mundy Fine Arts.

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