012 Sold Blue Jackets and Gunfire - Ben Maile 1922-2017 - Oil on Canvas

Rare Oil on Canvas Framed by Ben Maile (1922-2017) 'Blue Jackets and Gunfire'. This painting depicts a war scene where an Army is at full gunfire against the enemy. Opinion is varied on which army this is - May be American. Ben Maile was an internationally known artist whose work features in many significant collections, including those of the British Royal family and major Corporations. Ben Maile exhibited worldwide from Alaska to Australia. In America he was the only British artist ever to win the prestigious annual commission from the West Point Military Academy. His very first West Point print ’The Long Gray Line’ has become the most sought after of all time among the collectors of American militaria. Ben Maile in later life resided in Cork Ireland until his death in 2017.

Frame Width 21.5" (55cm) Height 18.5" (47cm) Item Sold