Soldier holding a gas mask, (believed to be a self-portrait), 1939
Framed (ref: 7878)
Signed and dated
Pencil and watercolour on paper
31 x 22 ¼ in. (78.5 x 56.5 cm)
Tags: Rudolph Sauter Portrait men war work World War II Paintings by British Artists
Exhibited: WW2 - War Pictures by British Artists, Morley College London, 28 October -23 November 2016, cat 29.
Literature: WW2 - War Pictures by British Artists, Edited by Sacha Llewellyn & Paul Liss, July 2016, cat 29, page 67.
During WW2, Rudolf Sauter was an Army Welfare Officer under South Eastern Command. Although he was never an official war artist the events he witnessed informed his work.