Debbie Loves Jesus by Alan Parker

The painting depicts Debbie, her youngest child Shannon, her brother Billy and their dog, together in their back yard of their house in Barrow-upon-Soar, Leicestershire.


Oil on canvas
126.5 x 137 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,375 ( Total: £13,500)
Acquired in:
Alan Parker

Alan first got to know her as a police officer and Debbie is a challenging local character. Now a born again Christian Debbie plays a central role in village life and has built bridges between the police and vulnerable groups. Alan asked to paint her as a result of winning the National Portrait Gallery's annual Travel Award 2001.


The artist.

Venue details

New Walk Museum & Art Gallery 53 New Walk, LEICESTER Leicestershire LE1 7EA 0116 225 4900

Entry details

Free to all
Offers with National Art Pass

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