GERALD GRUBB R.A. ORIGINAL SKETCHES FROM WW2 INC. MUSIC FOR ALL CONCERT 1944

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  • Item Category: Fine Art
  • Source: eBay UK
  • Sold Date: Apr 22, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House

GERALD GRUBB R.A. ORIGINAL SKETCHES FROM WW2 INC. MUSIC FOR ALL CONCERT CAIRO 1944

I would like to share selection of sketches by Gerald Grubb R.A.which were recently rescued from a garage were they had been for all their life. This collection has been assembled by subject matter and is only a fraction of the total amount of artwork. I will be listing others in seperate auctions. Gerlad Grubb was a recognised artist who was once listed in the Who's Who In Art book (please see photos).

These sketches are old and some have signs of damp with torn edges but if framed properly this could be eliminated. The sketches are a document of the past and historically important for WW2 collectors. These are all the WW2 Cairo sketches from the collection. They depict the concert, rest room, chess, Cantine Francais, American Red Cross Club and others and include some names of people there. Approx 30. Measuring 20-24cm x 34cm each. History of the M.F.A : * An old 750-seat cinema in Cairo's Marouf Street became the unlikely repository for a burst of cultural activity among the British conscripts stationed in the city during the Second World War. Still fondly remembered as `Music for All', it was the creation of Lady Dorothea Russell Pasha, wife of the city's police chief between 1917-46, Sir Thomas Wentworth Russell Pasha. Technically
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