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Peter McIntyre (1910-1995)

Realised: $8,250


Lot Description

Peter McIntyre (1910-1995), ‘Peter McIntyre, Camouflage dugouts, NZ Division HQ at Baggush, 13 March 1942’, graphite on paper, signed, 490 x 590mm. Provenance: Gifted to a friend of the artist, a military collector. Note: McIntyre was one of four official war artists for the NZ Division in WWII, he completed many portraits of NZ heroes, military strategies and a noted series on the life of a New Zealand soldier, both in the frontlines and in the rear areas, of which this work is from. Illustrated: 'Peter McIntyre War Artist' by Peter McIntyre, 1981. Pg.102. This work is a preparatory sketch for a watercolour held in the collection of Archives New Zealand.