James Hewitt needs little introduction but looking at his painting which was commissioned as a birthday present by a very close friend, you get a real sense of his colourful life.
Skiing, polo, angling and golf cover his interest in sport. His father took part in the olympics as a young man.
His military career including his mention in Dispatches (the certificate on the wall) are all alluded to in various ways.
He alone will appreciate some of the details, for instance his old dog Jester represented by a Jester's hat.
The longer you look at it, the more you see.