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Painting

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 137 Collections and/or Records:

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"1931, in France", 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 2/143
Scope and Contents

Three quarter length photograph of WSC painting [at St Jean de Luz]. He is sitting under a tree, in profile, with his brush touching the painting of a café scene which is visible on the easel in front of him, while in the background is the café itself. WSC is wearing a light-coloured suit with a panama-type hat and glasses, and has a white apron tied round his waist.

Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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"A Daughter's Tale": family correspondence, 1952, 1952-01 - 2000-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/7/45
Scope and Contents Letters, mainly between Clementine Churchill and MS, with two from MS to Sarah Beauchamp [earlier Sarah Churchill and Sarah Oliver, later Sarah, Lady Audley] on subjects including: the Churchill Houses for the elderly; Christmas 1951; Sarah's success; the birth of Jeremy Soames; visitors at Chartwell [Kent] during the summer, including [Robert] Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] and Clarissa Eden [earlier Clarissa Churchill, later Clarissa, Lady Avon]; MS's and CS's stay at Beauly...
Dates: 1952-01 - 2000-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"A great hobby", 1930 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/298
Scope and Contents

Photograph of a painting by WSC of a still life of fruit on a platter.

Dates: 1930 - 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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"A great hobby", 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/299
Scope and Contents

Photo shows WSC at the Chartwell entrance wearing a siren suit and a broad-brimmed sombrero hat with a feather in it. He is presenting his painting "The Blue Room, Trent Park (1934)" [which he donated to the 1948 Christie's charity auction]. The painting is held by José Joaquim Moniz de Aragão, the Brazilian Ambassador. On the left of the photo is Dr. Gueiros.

Dates: 1948
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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"A great hobby", 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/300
Scope and Contents

Photograph of WSC's painting of a scene on Lake Como showing trees next to the lake. [WSC took about an hour to create this painting].

Dates: 1948
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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"A great hobby", 1946-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/301
Scope and Contents

Photo shows WSC in profile wearing spectacles, a light suit and a hat with a cigar in his mouth. He is painting a view of Lake Geneva.

Dates: 1946-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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"A great painter", 1948 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/302
Scope and Contents

Photo shows WSC seated at a large easel absorbed in painting. He is wearing spectacles and a wide-brimmed hat and is shaded by two large umbrellas.

Dates: 1948 - 1952
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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"A great painter", 1948 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/303
Scope and Contents

Photo taken from behind shows WSC painting near Cap d'Ail [France] with a glass resting on his painting table.

Dates: 1948 - 1952
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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"A great painter", 1948 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/304
Scope and Contents

Photograph of a group of male press photographers in vests on board a boat. They are presumably photographing WSC while he paints.

Dates: 1948 - 1952
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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Alaska Chapter, 1993-11 - 1994-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 7/13
Scope and Contents

MS's speeches to the Alaska Chapter of the International Churchill Society, Sept 1994, on her memories of Winston Churchill, and also on his painting. Also includes the text of an earlier speech given at Toronto [Canada], on Churchill and painting.

Dates: 1993-11 - 1994-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Arundel Festival Literary Lunch, 1991-07-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 7/9
Scope and Contents

Speech on Winston Churchill as a painter, also including earlier speeches on the same subject, used by MS as source material.

Dates: 1991-07-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"Cannes, 1937", 1937-02 - 1937-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 3/3/31
Scope and Contents

Full length photograph of WSC standing in front of some trees, with his easel and painting table in [?] the south of France. He is looking almost straight at the camera, a [?] painting tool in one hand and a cigar in his mouth, and is wearing an oversized coat and large stetson-type hat. In the foreground there are two wickerwork seats, one with papers on it.

Dates: 1937-02 - 1937-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original
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"Churchill: Lady Soames", BBC viewing tape, 1989-07-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 12/1/33
Scope and Contents

Uncut version of various people being interviewed about Sir Winston Churchill, including MS, talking about his paintings.

Dates: 1989-07-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Access copies must be requested in advance.
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Churchill paintings and sculptures, misc correspondence, 1983-09 - 2008-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 10/4/2
Scope and Contents Correspondence on exhibitions, identification and sales of Sir Winston Churchill’s paintings and on statues of him with correspondents including: [Arthur] Nicholas Soames; Hugo Swire, Director of Sotheby’s (3); Franta Belsky on his bust of Churchill in Prague [Czechoslovakia] (5). Other subjects include a bronze relief of Churchill and Franklin Roosevelt, President of the United States, at Placentia Bay, Newfoundland [Canada], by Elizabeth Holbrook and the dedication of Oscar Nemon's statue...
Dates: 1983-09 - 2008-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"Churchill the painter", 1990 - 1995-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 7/8
Scope and Contents

Various versions of speeches relating to MS's book "Winston Churchill: his Life as a Painter".

Dates: 1990 - 1995-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"Clementine Churchill": correspondence on Graham Sutherland's portrait of Sir Winston Churchill, 1978-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/308
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with Sir Richard Barlas, Clerk of the House of Commons, on the commissioning of the portrait, a copy of a memorandum on arrangements for the presentation of the portrait and correspondence on possible grounds for defamation in a television programme which suggested that the portrait had not been destroyed.

Dates: 1978-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"Clementine Churchill": correspondence with Emery Reves, 1966, 1966-06 - 1969-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/210
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Reves [earlier Imre Revesz], MS and Sir John Colville on paintings done by Sir Winston Churchill at Reves's villa in France, La Pausa, which CSC had destroyed. Also includes a letter from Hamish Hamilton on rumours that Reves was writing a book on Churchill.

Dates: 1966-06 - 1969-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"Clementine Churchill": extracts from "The Life of a Painter" by Sir John Lavery, 1970-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/288
Scope and Contents

Extracts relating to Winston Churchill, pre-war to 1923.

Dates: 1970-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"Clementine Churchill": family correspondence, 1945, 1945-03 - 1968-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/120
Scope and Contents Mainly copies of correspondence between Sarah Oliver [earlier Sarah Churchill, later Sarah Beauchamp and Sarah, Lady Audley] and CSC on subjects including: Sarah's attendance at the Yalta Conference with Winston Churchill; security considerations in their correspondence; Sarah's divorce from Vic Oliver; CSC's visit to the Soviet Union; Sarah's improved relationship with her and Churchill; Sarah's view of the General Election campaign and why she thought people would vote for the Labour...
Dates: 1945-03 - 1968-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"Clementine Churchill": Knoedler exhibition, 1977-02 - 1977-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/250
Scope and Contents

Correspondence on paintings by Sir Winston Churchill loaned by CSC for the "Painting as a Pastime" exhibition at the Knoedler Gallery, London for the Silver Jubilee appeal.

Dates: 1977-02 - 1977-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"Clementine Churchill": sale of art, 1976-12 - 1977-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/246
Scope and Contents

Correspondence on CSC's selling paintings by Sir Winston Churchill (of Mimizan and the Palais des Papes, Avignon, France] and works by Camille Bombois, Sir William Nicholson and Sir John Lavery.

Dates: 1976-12 - 1977-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"Clementine Churchill": sale of art, 1976-11 - 1977-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/248
Scope and Contents

Press cuttings and correspondence on the sale of paintings owned by CSC. Includes a draft codicil to her will on the paintings she owned, and an address book.

Dates: 1976-11 - 1977-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"Clementine Churchill": Sutherland portrait, 1954, 1954-12 - 1982-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/165
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, notes, draft texts and press cuttings on the destruction of Graham Sutherland's 80th birthday portrait of Sir Winston Churchill, with correspondents including: Lord Clark on CSC's initial reaction to the portrait and his own view of her actions; Graham Sutherland on sending CSC a sketch of Churchill's hand, exhibiting the portrait and his view of its destruction (3); Sir Hugh Casson, President of the Royal Academy, on exhibiting the portrait.

Dates: 1954-12 - 1982-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"Clementine Churchill": Sutherland portrait correspondence, 1977-12 - 2003-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/214
Scope and Contents

Notes, press cuttings and copies of correspondence on the destruction of Graham Sutherland's portrait of Sir Winston Churchill, with correspondents including Graham Sutherland, on the conditions of his commission and Lord Clark on CSC's first reaction to the portrait and the terms of the commission (2).

Dates: 1977-12 - 2003-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"Clementine Churchill": Villiers David, 1947-59, 1993-05 - 1993-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/143
Scope and Contents

Transcripts of letters and diaries by the artist and writer Villiers David describing his meetings with Winston Churchill while he was staying at the Hotel Mamounia in Marrakech, Morocco, and in Casablanca, 1947-48, and also at Chartwell [Kent], 1958-59.

Dates: 1993-05 - 1993-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.