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Title: Crater

Object Name: painting

Artist/Maker: Murry, Richard Arthur Crossthwaite
Role in production: artist
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, England
Date: 1941

Accession Number: 1947.400
Credit: Gift of H.M. Government War Artists' Advisory Committee.

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • oil paint/


  • oil on canvas

An aerial view of a bombed city during the Second World War, a deep bomb crater in the foreground, beyond which can be seen ruined buildings and city streets. SMoke is billowing from some building in the background. The painting is predominately grey but lifted by some oranges and blue patches.


Type: unframed
Height: 40.7 cm
Width: 51.0 cm

Type: framed
Height: 52.5
Width: 62.8
Depth: 7.4