and Canada
in the
Second World War
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Canadian artist

Brooks, Lenard (b. 1911)

LEONARD BROOKS, photo - portrait, Canadian War Museum, AN20040082-033

Primarily a self-taught artist, Brooks enlisted in the RCNVR in 1943. An official war artist from 1944 to 1946, he painted convoy duty, the work of an aircraft carrier, and the activities of minesweepers and motor torpedo boats in Atlantic waters. He subsequently moved to Mexico to paint, teach and write.

The artworks in this exhibition

Australian War Memorial Canadian War Museum Imperial War Museum