Lot 81
  • 81

Oscar Nemon

12,000 - 18,000 GBP
32,500 GBP
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  • Oscar Nemon
  • 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.


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.