The War Artists


ISBN: 071812314x
Artist(s): Various
Author(s): Meirion & Susie Harries
Format: Hardback
Edition: -
Year published: 1983
Publisher: Imperial War Museum/Tate Gallery
Publisher Location: London
Total Pages: 310
Illustrations: Illustrated throughout in black and white and colour

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The War Artists: British Official War Art of the Twentieth Century

This was the first comprehensive account of the British official war art schemes from the beginnings of 1916 to the Falklands War. This book explains how and why some of the most celebrated modern British Artists came to be employed and their own personal accounts of war through diaries, memoirs and interviews.

Artists featured include Stanley Spencer, Paul Nash, Graham Sutherland, Henry Moore, Mervyn Peake and Wyndham Lewis.

In excellent out of print condition.



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