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HMS Pursuer: view of an island against the Aurora Borealis

BHC1542
Oil paintings

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Collection Oil paintings, Fine art
Gallery locationNot on display
VesselsPursuer 1942

Object details:

Object ID BHC1542
Description Stephen Bone was the son of the influential draughtsman and etcher Sir Muirhead Bone (1876-1953), who was an official war artist in both World Wars. Stephen Bone was appointed official war artist by the War Artists Advisory Committee in 1943, and assigned to the Admiralty. His output was prolific and notable for the unusual viewpoints from which he represented his subjects. Many of these were published in the Illustrated London News, and show a variety of naval craft (including aircraft carriers and S-class submarines), views of dockyards and scenes of life on board ship. The National Maritime Museum holds some 80 oil paintings and drawings Bone produced for the War Artists Advisory Committee.
Date made 1943-45, circa

Artist/Maker Bone, Stephen
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. Presented by the War Artists Advisory Committee 1947
Materials oil on pulp board
Measurements Painting: 255 mm x 355 mm x 3 mm
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  • HMS Pursuer: view of an island against the Aurora Borealis (BHC1542)
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