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Sir Thomas Monnington:
Interception practice over North Sea, study for Fighter Affiliation : Halifax and Hurrican
Framed (ref: 7617)
Inscribed 'Interception Practice over North Sea'
8 x 6 ¼ x in. (20 x 16 cm.).
Exhibited: WW2 - War Pictures by British Artists, Morley College London, 28 October -23 November 2016, cat 56.
Literature: WW2 - War Pictures by British Artists, Edited by Sacha Llewellyn & Paul Liss, July 2016, cat 56, page 94.
Fighter Affiliation : Halifax and Hurricane, 1943 (Royal Air Force Museum)
Monnington’s wartime paintings have an unusual sense of immediacy – they were based on
sketches made en plein air – the compositions are seen from the pilot’s dynamic point of view.