Peace in our time

Collection ID ART23348
Collection type Art
Title Peace in our time
Measurement overall: 25.6 x 37.8 cm; sheet: 25.6 x 37.8 cm
Object type Drawing
Maker Friend, Donald
Date made 10 December 1945
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

A statue of Peace with a dove in her right hand presides over a scene of disorder with scenes of armed robbery, people quarelling, drinking and generally lawless behaviour. A newly returned serviceman looks at the scene in bewilderment. The artist, Donald Friend served in the army before being appointed an official war artist in 1945.

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