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This unfinished painting documents Allied preparations for D-Day in the War Room of the Portsmouth Army Base. It was commissioned while Freedman was working as an Official War Artist during the Second World War.
Freedman served first with the British Expeditionary Force in France, then with the Admiralty until 1946 and was awarded the CBE for his war work.
oil on canvas
H 59 x W 90 cm
presented by the artist's son, Vincent Freedman, 2010