Charles Cundall (1890-1971):
In the Bay, 1947
Framed (ref: 1664)
Inscribed on the reverse (in another hand), ‘on board an aircraft carrier of the Royal Navy, 1941’
Oil on card, 10 3/4 x 14 7/8 in. (27.2 x 37.9 cm.)
Literature: The Public Catalogue Foundation, ImperialWar Museum, London, 2006, p. 59.
Painting of the battleship Vanquard from the aircraft carrier "Implacable".
The Second World War saw the first large-scale use and further refinement of
aircraft carriers – warships designed with the primary mission of deploying and recovering aircraft, which acted as a sea-going airbas