12 June 1998
Sir Winston Spencer Churchill, O.M., C.H., Hon. R.A. (1874-1965)
The Coast near Antibes
oil on canvas
25 x 30 in. (63.5 x 76.3 cm.)
Painted circa 1925
Detective Sergeant R.E. Golding, Sir Winston Churchill's bodyguard, to whom given by the artist.
Anon. sale; Christie's, 4 November 1966, lot 78A, where purchased by the present owner's family.
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D. Coombs, Churchill his Paintings, London, 1967, no.132, p.132 (illustrated).
Churchill was a regular guest of the Duke of Westminster during the 1920s at Mimizan, his villa in the Landes, south of Bordeaux. This coastline became a popular subject for pictures throughout the 1920s.
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