Robin Guthrie (1902 - 1971):
On Leave, Flansham, circa 1940
Framed (ref: 2610)
Oil on canvas, 10 x 20 in. (25.5 x 51 cm.)
Provenance:Artist’s estate, 2001; private collection.
This painting shows a bedroom in James Guthrie’s house in Flansham,West Sussex, where Robin’s two brothers, Stewart and John, stayed when on leave during the war .Their uniforms can be seen on the chest of drawers; Stewart was in the RAF and John was in the Army.