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Corvette galley

Leonard Brooks (b. 1911)
Corvette galley, Leonard Brooks, canadian War Museum, 19710261-1081

In a 1997 interview Brooks explained his working methods: "Our terms of reference were to interpret as we could or make sketches. We could wander around and do anything. Being on board a ship sometimes there's not that much to paint . I'd go down to where they were cooking."

Watercolour and ink on paper 30.1 x 39.6 cm
Painted in 1944
Beaverbrook Collection of War Art
Canadian War Museum 19710261-1081

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