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Field Marshal Bernard 'Monty' Montgomery (1887–1976), Commander-in-Chief, 21st Army Group, Second World War (after Frank O. Salisbury)

© Jonathan Hoare, grandson. Photo credit: Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Museum (Royal Warwickshire)

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Full length portrait of Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein as Commander-in-Chief, 21st Army Group, at the end of the war. He is pointing to a map of the Normandy beaches for the D-Day landings. The portrait was commissioned by Montgomery himself. There is an approved copy of this painting on loan from Viscount Montgomery to the National Portrait Gallery by the artist Francis Owen ('Frank') Salisbury.

Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Museum





oil on canvas


H 100 x W 126 cm

Accession number

1960.61 1990.397

Acquisition method

commissioned, 1950

Work type


Inscription description

signed Frank O. Salisbury

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Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Museum

St John’s House, Warwick, Warwickshire CV34 4NF England

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