ID number ART23865
Title View of Hill 'C' and church
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Artist Dargie, William
Place made Greece: Crete
Date made 1945
Medium oil on canvas
Measurement overall: 40.2 x 45.4 cm; frame: 52.2 x 56.8 cm

Description

Both the Hill and the church figured prominently in the bitter fighting in this area, between the defending Allied forces and the Germans who invaded the Island of Crete by paratroops and the air-borne battalions. The view is from the ruins of Perevolia, near Rethymnon, Crete.