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The painting features an air ambulance being loaded near Bruges. Doris Zinkeisen was the official artist for the North West Europe Commission of the Joint War Organisation of the British Red Cross and Order of St John during the Second World War. In 1945 the Joint War Organisation commissioned Doris Zinkeisen to work as a war artist recording the activities of the North West Europe Commission in supporting the post war repatriation, relief and rehabilitation of prisoners of war and civilian internees.
oil on canvas
H 60 x W 73 cm
gift from the artist, 1946
Doris Zinkeisen 1945