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'Reliefs At Dawn' 1918.<br />
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A gallery of some of the most iconic works of art produced from the Western Front by the famous First World War artist Chritopher Nevinson has gone on show.<br />
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The prints visually recorded the events in France and Belgium for the British public back home.<br />
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At first Nevinson served as an ambulance driver in the war and painted on the side.<br />
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But he was later appointed an official war artist and used his own futuristic style to depict scenes in the trenches.<br />
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One 1918 work, entitled That Cursed Wood, shows a desolate landscape with the remnants of dozens of trees that have been destroyed by shell fire.<br />
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Another is Reliefs at Dawn and shows several uniformed men heading towards the frontline.<br />
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Perhaps his most famous work, Banking at 4,000 Feet, is also included in the London exhibition.<br />
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It is from the back seat of a bi-plane and shows the lines of the trenches cut into the patchwork field countryside below.<br />
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The exhibition is being staged by Bonhams to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War.