DF
Day & Faber
London

In 1942, Hurd was appointed by Life Magazine as a war artist with the US Air Force. This view from the spherical-shaped gun turret at the nose of a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber in flight, was made in England. Conditions in the turret were extremely cramped, with room for just one operative, who on this occasion would …

Medium
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, signed, inscribed and dated: Peter Hurd England 1942
Frame
Included
Peter Hurd
1904–1984
Selected exhibitions
2020
Day & Faber at Masterpiece Online 2020Day & Faber
2019
Addison Rowe Gallery at Art on Paper New York 2019Addison Rowe Gallery
Jackson Hole Art FairAddison Rowe Gallery
Peter Hurd
1904–1984

From a Flying Fortress over England, 1942

Watercolour
9 9/10 × 13 9/10 in
25.2 × 35.4 cm
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Location
London
DF
Day & Faber
London

In 1942, Hurd was appointed by Life Magazine as a war artist with the US Air Force. This view from …

Medium
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, signed, inscribed and dated: Peter Hurd England 1942
Frame
Included
Peter Hurd
1904–1984
Selected exhibitions (3)
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