Winston Churchill as painter

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Churchill's studio at Chartwell

Winston Churchill became an enthusiastic painter after resigning from the government in 1955. He continued this hobby into his old age, painting over 500 pictures of subjects such as his goldfish pond at Chartwell and the landscapes and buildings of Marrakesh.




  • Coombs, David; Churchill, Minnie (2013), Sir Winston Churchill: His Life and His Paintings, University of Chicago Press, ISBN 9780956771513 
  • Soames, Mary (1990), Winston Churchill: His Life as a Painter, Houghton Mifflin, ISBN 9780395563199 
  • Robbins, Ron Cynewulf, The Artist Winston Churchill - Half Passion, Half Philosophy, National Churchill Museum 

External links

  • Blood, Sweat and Oil PaintAndrew Marr on Churchill
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