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    Sale 5884

    20th Century British Art

    15 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 38

    Amy Katherine Browning (1882-1978)

    Portrait of Winston Churchill

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Amy Katherine Browning (1882-1978)
    Portrait of Winston Churchill
    signed, inscribed and dated 'a.k.browning/after/Oswald Birley/1951' (upper left)
    oil on canvas
    30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm.)


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    The present work is painted after the portrait of Sir Winston Churchill by Sir Oswald Birley (1880-1952). Birley was friends with Churchill - he gave him painting lessons - and painted a number of portraits of him.

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    Provenance

    with Piano Nobile Gallery, London, where purchased by Rodney Price, July 2003.