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Peter Howson

Smile and Wave

Period:
20th Century
Description:
This painting depicts a militia road checkpoint and was painted during Howson's spell as an official war artist with the British forces during the conflict in Bosnia. The title suggests the uneasiness felt by himself and the other passeners in these roadside encounters.
Materials/Media:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
1900 x 1290mm
Source:
The Dick Institute
Accession number:
FA/A677
Digital Number:
EAFA022n
Copyright:
The Artist