Claus Bergen, after (1885-1964)
"U-Bootarbeit im Sperrgebeit" 1942
14" x 17 1/2" (sight) tempera on artboard
signed lower right "FRS 1942 "
This is a copy of the famous WWI Bergen painting of the sinking of the
by U53, commanded by Kapitan Hanse Rose,
painted by a fellow German during WWII. It is monogrammed "FRS" or "ERS".
The submarine's demolition team is returning after placing charges on the ship.