1) The Minute Halt; 2) Inglesham Church and Rectory by Albert Richards

Albert Richards was, arguably, one of the most significant Official War Artists of WWII.


Details

Medium:
Oil on board
Dimensions:
1) 49.3 x 73.3 cm; 2) 24.2 x 30.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £16,000)
Acquired in:
2007
Vendor:
Private collection

These two paintings are closely linked to his development as a War Artist, recording his service with the Royal Engineers. They were never submitted to the WAAC, remaining instead with his family. The smaller panel, Inglesham Church and Rectory is a preliminary study for The Minute Halt and was given by Richards to his mother.

Provenance

The artist; by descent; private collection.

Venue details

Harris Museum & Art Gallery Market Square, PRESTON Lancashire PR1 2PP 01772 258 248 www.harrismuseum.org.uk

Entry details

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