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Tom Lea and World War II

Tom Lea, Study for Detail for Fantasma de Guerra, 1942, pencil and watercolor on paper, EPMA. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Chapman and Family Purchase.

Tom Lea and World War II
August 23, 2019 - December 4, 2019
Members' Preview: August 22, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Dede Rogers Gallery

From 1941 to 1946, Tom Lea served as a World War II eyewitness artist correspondent for Life magazine, documenting the war from its front lines. The exhibition features works from the renowned World War II art collection at the U.S. Army Center of Military History at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, as well as key pieces from EPMA’s significant collection of works by Lea. The exhibition is accompanied by an illustrated catalogue published by the Tom Lea Institute.

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