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Soldiers around an oil drum fire: Le Havre, France, c. 1944


Original signed acrylic painting (by Stevenson); group of 4 G.I.s warming themselves around oil drum in winter, another soldier walking by at right, building at left.
Stevenson enlisted in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in July 1941. He was one of the original soldier-artists at Fort Belvoir, VA. before accepting a position as a war artist in May 1943. In 1944 he was in southern England covering the preparations for the Normandy invasion and later depicted war damage in France and Germany. Gift of the artist 1994.

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Stevenson, A. Brockie, "Soldiers around an oil drum fire: Le Havre, France, c. 1944 " (1944). Prints, Drawings and Watercolors from the Anne S.K. Brown Military Collection. Brown Digital Repository. Brown University Library.