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    An Original Mixed-Media Portrait Study of Sir Winston Churchill by Alfred Egerton Cooper

    [Sir Winston Churchill, subject]. Alfred Egerton Cooper. Portrait Study of Sir Winston Churchill. [N.p.], 1949. Mixed-media (charcoal, watercolor and pastel) grisaille portrait of Churchill. Head and shoulders of Churchill in formal wear. Signed "A. E. C." and dated "1949" at the bottom. On brown paper. Total size approximately 20 x 17 inches; image size approximately 17 x 13.25 inches. A bit toned. Mounted. Double-matted. A fine example. This study was for a full color portrait of Churchill which now hangs in the Carleton Club, in London.
    "One of the most prolific portrayers of Sir Winston Churchill, Cooper succeeded where many others failed: the Great Man liked all of his works." (Finest Hour: The Journal of the Churchill Center, Summer, 1997). From Peter B. Howard's Serendipity Book Store in Berkeley California; sold by private treaty to the current owner.
    Please see illustration on the back cover of this catalog.


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