‘Art and the Churchill Family’ Exhibition

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‘Art and the Churchill Family’ Exhibition

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Date(s) - 10/02/2019 - 16/03/2019
10:30 am - 4:30 pm

Blenheim Palace
OX20 1PP.

Event Description

Showcasing recently acquired works of art, including unseen works by Sir Winston Churchill and family portraits from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.

As part of our goal to re-acquire key works from the Palace’s lost collections, we have recently purchased 15 paintings and 40 miniatures from the Estate of Viscount Churchill, and these will be exhibited for the first time in the Long Library.

Winston Spencer Churchill, born at Blenheim Palace in 1874, was a lover of art and talented artist, spending much time painting the vistas of the Palace. The works on display are oil on canvas impressionist-inspired landscapes of some of the places he visited during his lifetime.

Visitors have a unique opportunity to view a collection of Churchill’s original paintings that will be on display in the Long Library. The main works are oil on canvas impressionist inspired landscapes, painted whilst Churchill was on holiday in the South of France and Morocco. Works include: ‘Marrakech’, ‘Coast Scene on the Riviera’ and ‘Boat in Cannes Harbour’.

Event Contact Information

Website Address: https://www.blenheimpalace.com/whats-on/events/churchill-exhibition/
Contact Telephone Number: 01993810530

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