Henry Carr RA (1894–1970)

Carr was a successful portrait painter both before and after the war. He painted London scenes throughout the blackout, including such public spaces as St Clement Danes, St Pancras Station, and the Underground. Following a number of portrait commissions, he was employed as a war artist in North Africa.

Works featured in this exhibition

The Merchant Navy: The chain-locker The Merchant Navy: The chain-locker

Incendiaries in a suburb, 1941 Incendiaries in a suburb, 1941

A Bofors Gun, Algiers A Bofors Gun, Algiers