January 12, 2015

"Winston Churchill (1874–1965) was a leading statesman, writer and orator who is best remembered for leading Britain to victory during the Second World War. In an influential political career that spanned 64 years, he held numerous ministerial positions and served as Prime Minister twice (1940–45 and 1951–55).

This portrait shows Churchill at the age of 81, during his second term as Prime Minister. It was painted in 1955 by Bernard Hailstone (1910–87) during sittings for a portrait o...

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