Winston Churchill: Painting on the French Riviera available to buy at Museum Bookstore

Winston Churchill: Painting on the French Riviera

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'[A] truly ravishingly beautiful and appropriately large volume. . . . The result of Rafferty's meticulousness and passion is 200 pages of captivating paintings, gorgeous photographs of the south of France, fascinating history, and, for anyone who loves the region, powerful images that impart a sense of nostalgia that hits one like a punch to the solar plexus' - Claremont Review of Books

A book of Churchill's Riviera paintings

Discovering painting at the age of 40, Sir Winston Churchill revelled in his new pastime. He went on to produce over 550 paintings, with over 130 of them on the French Riviera. The fellow artist and Riviera resident Paul Rafferty has tracked down many of the locations Churchill used in Provence, an area the great man so aptly called 'paintatious'.

Many of these locations are newly discovered and his 'fearless impressions' stand alongside to illustrate how Churchill captured them on canvas.

  • Author: Paul Rafferty
  • Hardcover: 208 pages | 64 illustrations
  • Date published: October 2020
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-1913491093
  • Product Dimensions: 30.1 x 24.0 cm

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