Anzio 1944: HMHS St David

Charles Pears 1873-1958

This painting is an oil on canvas painted by Charles Pears in 1944. It is on display in the National Railway Museum, York1.

It depicts the attack on the hospital ship HMHS St David off Anzio beach.

References

  1. http://artuk.org/discover/artworks/sinking-of-great-western-railway-steamer-st-david-converted-to-hospital-ship-off-anzio-24-january-1944-9481