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Sir Winston Churchill K.G by John Armstrong
John Armstrong (British, 1893-1973)
Bust of Sir Winston Spencer Churchill K.G (1874-1965)
Patinated bronze on a painted, stepped wooden plinth.
A highly evocative cast bronze bust of Sir Winston Churchill, created by the artist John Armstrong.
Posthumously cast in 1975 by the prestigious Morris Singer Foundry, a firm well established in handling the casts for some of the greatest British sculptors including Barbara Hepworth, Eduardo Paolozzi and Henry Moore.
Armstrong, a disciple of Moore, was a member of Unit One, a movement designed to embrace the key movements of Modern Art, namely Surrealism and Abstraction. Formed by Paul Nash in 1933, Unit One was ‘to stand for the expression of a truly contemporary spirit, for that thing which is recognised as peculiarly of today in painting, sculpture and architecture’.
Height overall: 13 inches (33 cm).