Category: war art

Six studies of British and Commonwealth sold…

Six studies of British and Commonwealth soldiers in different kits by Jeane Berene-Bellecour. 
Clockwise from top left: a bare chested Australian wearing a slouch hat. A soldier in winter kit with a sheepskin gilet, a purple scarf, tin hat and carrying a stave. A raider wearing a canvas gilet and balaclava, smoking a pipe. A Scottish Highlander in full kit. A soldier in ordinary kit and smoking a pipe. A New Zealander wearing winter kit, including a belted sheepskin gilet.

Randolph Schwabe – The Women’s Land Army…

Randolph Schwabe – The Women’s Land Army and German Prisoners, 1918.

A H – Mrs Eley as a Girl in Red Cross Uniform,…

A H – Mrs Eley as a Girl in Red Cross Uniform, 1917.

Ernest Stafford Carlos – Coast Watching, 1915.

Ernest Stafford Carlos – Coast Watching, 1915.

William Barnes Wollen – Landrécies, 25 August …

William Barnes Wollen – Landrécies, 25 August 1914, 1915.

John Nash – Study for a Trench Mortar Firing a…

John Nash – Study for a Trench Mortar Firing at Evening, c1917.

Edith Mary Kemp Welch – Remember Scarborough, …

Edith Mary Kemp Welch – Remember Scarborough, 1915.

The painting was used as a recruiting poster and was a response to the German naval raid on Scarborough

Hartlepool and Whitby on 16 December 1914. The raid resulted in nearly 600 casualties and the deaths of 157 British civilians. 

Pavel Viktorovich Ryzhenko – Stokhid. The Last Battle of the…

Pavel Viktorovich Ryzhenko – Stokhid. The Last Battle of the Life Guards Preobrazhensky Regiment 1916.

Not a contemporary painting but a pretty good one.

Frank Brangwyn – Entry of the Welsh Troops into Jerusalem,…

Frank Brangwyn – Entry of the Welsh Troops into Jerusalem, c1920s.

Carey Morris – Boesinghe Château, Yser Canal, January…

Carey Morris – Boesinghe Château, Yser Canal, January 1917, 1917.