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Winston Leonard Spencer (Lord) Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Lot 30: Sir Winston Churchill, O.M., R.A. (1874-1965)

Christie's

May 26, 2011
London, United Kingdom

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Description

Sir Winston Churchill, O.M., R.A. (1874-1965)
Villa on the Nivelle
signed with initials 'WSC' (lower right)
oil on canvas
20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61 cm.)
Painted in 1945.

Literature

'The Paintings of Winston Churchill', LIFE, 7 January 1946, p. 47, illustrated.
D. Coombs, Churchill his paintings, London, 1967, no. 474, p. 256, illustrated.
M. Soames, Winston Churchill - His Life as a Painter, London, 1990, p. 136.
D. Coombs, Sir Winston Churchill's Life Through his Paintings, London, 2003, pp. 185, 256, no. C 473, fig. 375, illustrated.

Provenance

Lady Spencer-Churchill.
Arabella S. Churchill.
Purchased from the artist's family by the present owner in 1974.

Notes

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Sir Winston Churchill, O.M., R.A. (1874-1965)
Villa on the Nivelle
signed with initials 'WSC' (lower right)
oil on canvas
20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61 cm.)
Painted in 1945.

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