Leslie Carr (1891 – 1969)


Mixed media with pencil bodycolour

19 x 18 cm

From one of Carr’s sketchbooks.

A steamship rendered in monochrome, seen head-on and casting a turbid shadow on the water.

Leslie Carr was a painter and poster designer from London. He served in the Tank Corps in the First World War and then became a professional artist, mainly producing maritime and architectural scenes. He designed posters for Southern Railway, the London and North Eastern Railway, and British Railways (among others). Carr served as a fireman in the Second World War and was a part of several firemen artists’ exhibitions. Carr was a member of the Society of Marine Artists.

Condition: very good.

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