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Winston Churchill - His Life as a Painter (2nd Hand Hardback)

£5.70
SKU B002327
Synopsis

Author : Mary Soames.

Subtitled : His Life as a Painter : a Memoir by His Daughter.

Not so much an evaluation of Churchill's art as an exploration of its place in his life, this lavishly produced volume is drawn from private and public collections and complete with a catalogue of Churchill's works.

60 of Churchill's paintings of the South of France, Marrakech, Blenheim and his wife Clementine are reproduced in this book.

The text also provides insight into the Churchill's family life.

Sure to appeal to history and art enthusiasts alike. 

Details
  • Format : Larger 2nd Hand Hardback with Dust Jacket
  • Condition : Good
  • Category : Non-Fiction - The Arts, Photography & Fashion
  • Published : 1990 (Collins - 1st Edition)
  • ISBN : 9780002178686
  • SKU : B002327
  • PPC : SP900gm
  • RRP : £25.00 (Unclipped)
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.

60 colour illustrations.

External Reviews

"Fascinating to read the private notes and pleasures of this highly decorated and established man." - Goodreads Review.

"Mary Soames gives a quietly unobtrusive account of her father, which nonetheless captures a revealing portrait of the great man. A delightful and highly informative read." - Amazon Review.

The Author

Mary Soames, Baroness Soames, LG, DBE, FRSL was a British author. The youngest of the five children of Winston Churchill and his wife, Clementine, she worked for multiple public organisations including The Red Cross & The WVS. Married to politician Christopher Soames.