ID number ART22157
Title Oil sketch of two soldiers for No 238 [ART22251]
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Maker Dargie, William (Artist)
Place made Australia: Queensland, North Queensland, Atherton Tableland, Atherton
Date made May - June 1943
Medium oil on composition board

Description

Two soldiers, a Bren gunner (right) and loader (left), holding a German counter-attack at El Alamein in the Western Desert, Egypt. This is a sketch for the painting '2/32 Battalion holding German counter-attack', El Alamein, 31 October 1942 [ART22251].