The Drop

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM ART LD 3924
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
1944
Subject period
Materials
  • Support: panel
  • medium: oil
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 549 mm, Width 752 mm
  • Frame: Depth 32 mm, Height 665 mm, Width 868 mm
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  • object category: painting
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Category
art
IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUMS

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Object description

image: An aerial view of a sky filled with soldiers parachuting down into fields below. The planes from which they have jumped fly off to the top right hand corner of the composition, and the sun sets across the sky in the background.

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War Artists Advisory Committee commission

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