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The Resource Churchill : the statesman as artist, edited and introduced by David Cannadine

Churchill : the statesman as artist, edited and introduced by David Cannadine

Label
Churchill : the statesman as artist
Title
Churchill
Title remainder
the statesman as artist
Statement of responsibility
edited and introduced by David Cannadine
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Winston Churchill suffered most severely from his 'black dog' he took to painting in order to express the inexpressible. Throughout his life he would withdraw to paint. His paintings throw fascinating light upon his character and its vicissitudes and thus are key to understanding his personality as a great statesman. As fellow artist Sir Oswald Birley said of him: 'If Churchill had given the time to art that he has given to politics, he would have been by all odds the world's greatest painter'. This book consists of a substantial introduction of great critical and historic importance by Professor David Cannadine but also Churchill's own writings about painting. Apart from his celebrated essay P̀ainting as a Pastime' this also contains Churchill's art reviews (never reprinted) and the text of his address to the Royal Academy of Art when he was elected a Fellow. This has never been printed before. The book concludes with two more or less forgotten essays about Churchill's paintings - one by Augustus John and the other by Sir John Rothenstein
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
TOH
Dewey number
759.2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DA566.9.C5
LC item number
C36 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Churchill : the statesman as artist, edited and introduced by David Cannadine
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
part 1. Churchill on Art -- part 2. On Churchill's Art
Control code
on1002658052
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 172 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781472945211
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1002658052
Label
Churchill : the statesman as artist, edited and introduced by David Cannadine
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
part 1. Churchill on Art -- part 2. On Churchill's Art
Control code
on1002658052
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 172 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781472945211
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1002658052

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