1. Rex Whistler (1905-1944), Self Portrait.

    The British illustrator and artist in his Welsh Guards uniform in 1940.  A tank commander in World War II, Whistler died after trying to free the tracks of his tank from some telegraph wire.

    In Search of Rex Whistler, by Hugh and Mirabel Cecil, published by Frances Lincoln in 2012, has an extensive collection of his work as a muralist, set designer, book illustrator and painter.

     
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