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Details & Cataloguing

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Oscar Nemon
1906-1985
BUST OF WINSTON CHURCHILL
signed and stamped with foundry mark
bronze
height: 36cm.; 14in.
Conceived in the mid-1960s, the present work is believed to be unique.
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Provenance

Commissioned directly from the Artist by DFDS to celebrate the launch of M/S Winston Churchill in 1964
Acquired directly from DFDS by the present owner

Catalogue Note

Commissioned by DFDS (Det Forenede Dampskibs-Selskab) to celebrate the construction of M/S Winston Churchill in 1964, the present work was unveiled by Churchill's widow Baroness Spencer Churchill on 30th May 1967 at a celebration at Greenwich, London, before the Esbjerg-Harwich route began.

We are grateful to the Estate of the Artist for their kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work.

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