CHARTWELL BOOKSELLERS’ 39TH BIRTHDAY COMMEMORATIVE PAINTING
-A Paint-by-Numbers Limited Edition Original-
18 x 22 inches
Item Number: 210683
In honor of Chartwell Booksellers’ 39th year of existence — a number that the comedian Jack Benny always humorously claimed as his permanent birthday — we have commissioned one of New York City’s finest paint-by-numbers artists to paint a limited number of original Winston Churchill paint-by-numbers portraits.
Each paint-by-numbers work of art measures 18 x 22 inches, is signed and numbered by the artist (Lori Sue Reese), and bears our 39th Anniversary stamp.
Our painting is inspired by the English portraitist Douglas Chandor’s celebrated work, originally painted in 1948 and featured on the cover of Time magazine that year. This painting was purchased by Bernard Baruch for $25,000 and presented by Baruch to the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in 1960. Some years ago, we sold a vintage color print of it, signed and dated by Winston Churchill in 1949.
We are donating $25 from each painting sale to the Ukrainian Safety Fund of the International & European Federations of Journalists, which is providing vital protective armor to journalists covering the front lines in the Ukraine, and humanitarian aid for those forced to flee.