'Jet Engine on a Test Bed', November 1954.
© NRM / Cuneo Fine Arts / Science & Society Picture Library
Oil painting signed and dated by Terence Cuneo (1907-1996), showing a De Havilland 'Ghost' engine on a test bed. Cuneo trained at the Slade and Chelsea schools of art in London, and from the 1940s onwards was commisioned to produced artwork for railway posters. Cuneo was also a prolific painter of portraits, ceremonial and military subjects. This painting was exhibited at 'Cuneo 80th Birthday Exhibition', Mall Galleries, London, June 1988.