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HMS Hood. 'Battle Flags Flying'

HMS Hood. 'Battle Flags Flying'

HMS Hood with battle flags flying, in the early morning of the 24th May 1941, as she alters course to engage the Bismarck.

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Artist is Anthony Cowland. More naval ships from his website: http://www.argc-art.com/index.php?m=gallery&subc=14
 

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Have to agree, this is a painting which certainly 'ticks all the boxes'.
This ship (in the painting) is alive, a living thing,...and the wonderfully painted sea and sky only accentuate the moment in time portrayed.
Excellent work.
 

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Here's another one of the same action - EMPIRE DAY 1941

http://www.bbc.co.uk/arts/yourpaintings/paintings/empire-day-1941-116485
 

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