Phillip Gunn's Naval Paintings WW1

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  1. Seaweed

    Seaweed War Hero Book Reviewer

    Gunn joined the Navy as a Boy and left as a Captain. He was a talented natural artist and in the 70s executed a number of paintings showing life in the WW1 RN, which are now in the National Art Collection.


    Your Paintings - Phillip Leonard Gunn paintings
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  2. Excellent, the Andrew of another age
  3. They have a certain naïve charm but a little two dimensional.
  4. Get Brian Sewell :lol:
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  5. Primitive yet instructional, a devilish lack of spatial awareness in all of them, but compensating in their somewhat schoolboyish disregard of perspective and scale, all of which lends a certain charm to what other wise was a monkish exsistence by the particpating personel.
  6. Like what I said albeit a little more succinctly.

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