San Vittore

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  • About the artist
    Born in Leeds, Henry Marvell Carr studied at Leeds College of Art and the Royal College of Art in London. During the First World War he served in France in the Royal Field Artillery, and during the Second World War he worked as an Official War Artist in North Africa and Italy. He exhibited regularly at the Royal Academy and the Paris Salon from the early 1920s until his death in 1970. He also taught for a number of years at Beckenham Art School, where he was made head of the School. He wrote a treatise on portrait painting in 1952, and was awarded a gold medal at the Paris Salon in 1956. The Royal Society of Portrait Painters made him a Fellow in 1948 and he was elected a Royal Academician in 1966.
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  • Details
    Title
    San Vittore
    Date
    1944
    Medium
    Oil on canvas
    Dimensions
    height: 48.50 cm, width: 77.00 cm
    Acquisition
    Presented via the Imperial War Museum, War Artists' Advisory Committee, April 1946
    Inscription
    NONE VISIBLE
    GAC number
    1014