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Interior of Coventry Cathedral, 15 November 1940

© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Herbert Art Gallery & Museum

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John Piper drove to Coventry the morning after the air raid of 14 November to record the damage. The fires were still burning in the Cathedral when he arrived.

Piper was one of the artists officially commissioned by the government to record Britain at war.

Herbert Art Gallery & Museum

Coventry

  • Date

    1940

  • Medium

    oil on canvas laid on board

  • Measurements

    51 x 61 cm

  • Accession number

    VA.1955.0419

  • Acquisition method

    gift from the War Artists' Advisory Committee, 1947

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Herbert Art Gallery & Museum

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