Christopher Nevinson(1889-1946), Artist
Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson
Sitter in 14 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.
Watch a film clip on the artist from the BBC Archive in the Media section below
- Henry Woodd Nevinson (father)