Charles Cundall (1890-1971):
Study for The Hipper at Kiel, c. 1945
Framed (ref: 6573)
Pencil and gouache on paper
Provenance: Acquired directly from the Artist's Daughter
Exhibited: - A Working Method,Young Gallery Salisbury, March- April 2016, Sotheran's, April-May 2016.
Literature: Charles Cundall - A Working Method, Edited by Sacha Llewellyn & Paul Liss, published by Liss Llewellyn Fine Art, February 2016.
This is a study for The Hipper at Kiel oil on canvas, now in the collection of Glasgow Museums;
The German cruiser ADMIRAL HIPPER which was in dry dock at Kiel when the harbour was captured by the Allies. Both the German attempts to camouflage her and the damage caused by Allied bombers can be seen.