Martyn is a new speaker on the circuit and has a particular interest in art and how it shaped people's perceptions of the Great War.
In this talk, Martyn will take a detailed look at 'Gassed' painted by John Singer Sargent and which was finished in March 1919 and was voted picture of the year by the Royal Academy of Arts. It is now held by the Imperial War Museum.
Members and non-members of The Western Front Association are equally welcome. Any new visitors are guaranteed a friendly atmosphere and a warm welcome from a group of like-minded enthusiasts.