Modern British and Irish Art Evening Auction

Modern British and Irish Art Evening Auction

View full screen - View 1 of Lot 11. Sir Winston Churchill.

Auction Closed

June 6, 05:43 PM GMT

Estimate

80,000 - 120,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Oscar Nemon

1906 - 1985

Sir Winston Churchill

 

signed NEMON, numbered 5/12 and stamped with the Morris Singer Foundry mark (on the integral bronze base)

bronze

height (including integral bronze base): 61cm.; 24in.

height (including stone base): 66.5cm.; 26¼in.

Conceived prior to 1970 and cast in the Artist's lifetime.

 

The present work is a reduced scale version of the monumental sculpture of Winston Churchill produced by Oscar Nemon in 1970 which now sits in the Members’ Lobby in the Houses of Parliament. 

Wylma Wayne Fine Art, London, where acquired by Benjamin and Mary Rummerfield, 2 August 1985, and thence by descent to present owner 

London, Wylma Wayne Fine Art, 1985, no. 87, illustrated in the exh.cat. (another cast)