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Bombed houses, Caen, Normandy

Will Ogilvie (1901-1989)
Bombed houses, Caen, Normandy, Will Ogilvie, Canadian War Museum, 19710261-4436

It is quite probable that Ogilvie's painting of the bombed city of Caen was influenced by an awareness of British official war artist John Piper's depictions of destroyed buildings.

Oil on canvas 76.7 x 61.5 cm
Painted in 1944
Beaverbrook Collection of War Art
Canadian War Museum 19710261-4436

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