Little known British painter, however he is listed in the fine art lexicons and known to the auction houses across Europe. He served in the British army in Salonika in 1917 where he painted the hospital ship, “Lanfranc” sailing off Salonika with Mount Olympus is in the background. Lanfranc had accommodation for 403 wounded. It was sunk by the German submarine UB40 on the 17th April 1917, while bound for Southampton. 17 British and 17 German patients were lost. The painting was part of the David Cohen Fine Art Gallery collection, previously sold by the Auction House Bonhams on 26th of June 2006 (lot number 967).
Camels in Skopje
It is May 14, 2019. I woke up with a new message from my “Macedonian art” internet search queries. The Hungarian auction house BÁV Zrt