London, South Kensington
15 July 2009
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.)
with Piano Nobile Gallery, London, where purchased by Rodney Price, July 2003.
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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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