To Helmand and Back - Portrait of Lance Corporal Nick Davis

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM ART 17550
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
2010
Materials
  • whole: oil
Dimensions
  • Frame: Depth (overall) 50 mm, Depth 40 mm, Height 1715 mm, Width 875 mm
  • Support: Height 1480 mm, Width 910 mm
Alternative names
  • painting
Creator
Category
art
IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUMS Gift of the artist, 2011

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Object description

large nude, full-length portrait of a seated Lance Corporal Nick Davis

Label

Lance Corporal Nick Davis of the Grenadier Guards was seriously wounded in an IED explosion in Afghanistan in 2007. His right leg was amputated at the knee and he sustained serious blast injuries to his right hip. During his rehabilitation, he agreed to sit for a portrait that fully revealed the extent of his scars.

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