Ernest Procter: Sleeping Quarters of the French Civilian Evacuation Section, Oxelaëre, 1917 - on Art WW I

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Ernest Procter:
Sleeping Quarters of the French Civilian Evacuation Section, Oxelaëre, 1917

Framed (ref: 9878)
Signed, watercolour, gouache, and pencil
10 x 8 in. (25.5 x 20 cm)

Tags: Ernest Procter gouache pencil watercolour interiors Commemorating World War I



Oxelaëre is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.  Procter served as a member and official artist for the Friend's Ambulance Unit in Dunkirk from 1916-17 executing numerous fine drawings chronicling his intense personal experiences working there. The Imperial War Museum holds a number of drawings and a sketchbook by the artist from this period. In 1918 he was appointed Official War Artist for theMinistry of Information. 


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