Christopher Nevinson (1889-1946), Artist
Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson
Sitter in 13 portraits
Artist, a fellow student with Stanley Spencer at the Slade; unfit for service in the army, in 1914 Nevinson joined the Friends' Ambulance Unit and went to France where he worked as a driver, stretcher-bearer and hospital orderly. Later he joined the Royal Army Medical Corps as a nurse at the Third General Hospital in London, but was invalided out with rheumatic fever in 1916. He was made an official war artist in 1917.
by Barney Seale
bronze bust, 1930
On display at Hatton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK in the exhibition 'Screaming Steel: Art, Poetry, and Trauma 1914-1918'