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).

D.W.E Gutman XIX-XX Her Majesty-Hospital-Ship Lanfranc off Salonika Mount Olymp in the back
D.W.E Gutman XIX-XX Her Majesty-Hospital-Ship Lanfranc off Salonika Mount Olymp in the back

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This lexicon is a result of my 15 years long period of researching & documenting the personalities and the artworks of the foreign painters, sculptors, illustrators, and photographers having visited different spots of the geographic territory of Macedonia, there having created works of art there over a 100-years long period i.e. between 1850-1950. Their presence and artwork in the Macedonian milieus represent a notable cultural heritage to the international linkage of the ethnic Macedonians as well as to all the ethnicities living in the picturesque territory of Macedonia and the cultures of modern-day countries spread over parts of the geographic territory of Macedonia. Witnessing the artistic contributions of the foreign artist, we are proud of their Macedonia-themed creative works and experiences. I believe that their artworks, having been inspired and created over the vast region of Macedonia, unite us all in these challenging times, and under the facts and the values of the artistic beauty.

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