Harry Patch
by Dan Llywelyn Hall

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1000 x 700 mm

Dan Llywelyn Hall studied art at the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff and the University of Westminster, London. He won the Singer & Friedlander – Sunday Times Young Artist of the Year 2003 and his work has been seen at the National Gallery of Wales, Cardiff and the Royal Watercolour Society, Sunday Times exhibition 2008.

This portrait is of Harry Patch (1898-2009), the last surviving British soldier to have fought in the trenches during the First World War, including serving at the Battle of Passchendaele. His first-hand accounts of the war have been widely broadcast. The painting was made from a single three-hour sitting.

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