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A gift from the artist to William Greenshields, his butler.
William Greenshields; Sotheby's, London, 20 April 1966, lot 111 (£650).
with Hammer Galleries, New York.
A gift from Armand Hammer, given to The Queen's Silver Jubilee Trust at the time of H.M. The Queen's Silver Jubilee in 1977.
Please note that the correct name of Churchill's butler is William Greenshields and not as stated in the catalogue note.
PROPERTY SOLD TO BENEFIT THE QUEEN'S SILVER JUBILEE TRUST
D. Coombs, Churchill, his paintings, London, 1967, p. 202, no. 320, illustrated.
D. Coombs, Sir Winston Churchill's Life Through His Paintings, London, 2003, pp. 106, 254, no. C 320, fig. 198.