Art of the Great War – First World War Paintings at The Guildhall, Worcester

21 February 2019 | Liz Robertson

Art of the Great War, a collection of fifty original paintings and prints from the First World War, collected and selected by John Noottwill, is on show at The Guildhall in Worcester from 2 February until 1 March 2019.

Part of the Worcestershire World War One Hundred programme, Art of the Great Waris a remarkable collection of original artworks gathered by John Noott over the last thirty years. The exhibition features paintings, prints and drawings that bring to life varied aspects of the First World War from those who served either on then frontline or on the home front.

Born in 1932, John Noott’s father had served in the Royal Army Medical Corps in the Great War, the second World War arrived when John was just seven years old. John has always been interested in this period in history and, as an art dealer, has been able to collect works of art from the time from both well-known and amateur artists.

Find out more about the exhibition and the Worcestershire World War One Hundred programme here: