31 January 2007
Montague Dawson, F.R.S.A.,R.S.M.A. (British, 1895-1973)
November in the Channel; A modern cruiser in south-westerly weather
oil on canvas
20 x 30 in. (50.8 x 76.2 cm.)
Frost & Reed, Ltd., London (number 44188)
Tolford Galleries, Illinois
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The Sphere; An Illustrated Newspaper For The Home, London, November 18. 1939, vol. 159, no. 2078, pp. 214-5.
The following is a description as it appeared in The Speher: 'November in the Channel; A modern cruiser in South-Westerly Weather.' 'The later cruisers with their aircraft hangars bulking out to port and starboard present a built-up appearance greatly in contrast to the slim lines of the older cruisers of fifteen or twenty years ago. A description of the work of the bigger cruisers in conjunction with the battleships and when working independently is described on pages 210-211 of this issue.
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