Isobel Atterbury Heath (1908-1989):
Man at a lathe
Unframed (ref: 9491)
Oil on canvas
24 x 20 in. (61 x 50.8 cm)
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Provenance: Private Collection
During World War II Heath volunteered to work as an artist for Ministry of Information drawing and painting naval subjects and factory workers in Howton's munitions and camouflage factory at Ives and the Spitfire Fighter Station at Perranporth. She married an Italian Prisoner of War, Dr Marc Prati - a political correspondent for the Italian newspaper La Stampa, who had been interned in Cornwall.