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Title Churchill : the statesman as artist / edited and introduced by David Cannadine
Imprint London : Bloomsbury Continuum, 2018
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  ND497.C548 C63 2018    DUE 12-23-21    30610020611703
Descript xiv, 172 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portrait ; 25 cm
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still image sti rdacontent
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volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
part 1. Churchill on Art -- part 2. On Churchill's Art
"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 ̀Painting 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"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965 -- Art
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965. Speeches
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965 -- Criticism and interpretation
Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965. fast (OCoLC)fst01716876
Speeches (Churchill, Winston) fast (OCoLC)fst01716201
Painting, British -- 20th century
Painting, British. fast (OCoLC)fst01050703
1900-1999 fast
Art. lcgft
Criticism, interpretation, etc. lcgft
Art. fast (OCoLC)fst01423702
Criticism, interpretation, etc. fast (OCoLC)fst01411635
Alt Author Cannadine, David, 1950- editor
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