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Rear Admiral Sir Murray Sueter (1872–1960)

© the artist's estate. Photo credit: National Maritime Museum

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In 1912 Sueter became director of the Admiralty’s air department, and after the outbreak of the First World War was largely instrumental in the rapid build-up to full war strength of the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) supported by Winston Churchill and Lord Fisher.

Sir William Russell Flint was a painter, mainly in watercolour, of landscapes, seascapes, gypsies and flamenco dancers, but is best known for his watercolours of female nudes. His portrait of Rear-Admiral Sueter was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1928, and was given to the National Maritime Museum in 1964.

National Maritime Museum

London


Date

1928

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 61 x W 51 cm

Accession number

BHC3046

Work type

Painting


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