This exhibition focuses on Alfred Munnings’ time with the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War.
The exhibition features over 40 original paintings, displayed together in England for the first time in a century.
Including equine subjects, portraiture and pastoral landscapes, these impressionist paintings highlight the role of horses in military operations and capture their beauty in the war-torn landscapes of France in 1918.
As an official war artist commissioned by the Canadian War Memorials Fund, Munnings provides an insight into the men of the Canadian Cavalry Brigade and the Canadian Forestry Corps. Often painting less than a mile from the front line, and in full view of the enemy, he shows war horses on the march, at the charge, at work and at rest.