EDWINA SANDYS ART

-SIGNED by the Artist-

2011

First American Edition

By: Text by Caroline Seebohm (Foreword by Anthony Haden-Guest, Introduction by Sir Roland Penrose)

Glitterati Inc. [New York]

4to (224 pages, 275 color plates)

Hardcover (with Dust Jacket) [Pictorial cloth]

Item Number: 17864

$175.00

Description

The first comprehensive volume, spanning four decades of the provocative and beautiful art of Winston Churchill’s granddaughter,Edwina Sandys.

This mint First Edition copy is signed in ink on the title page by the artist.

EDWINA SANDYS was born December 1938 at No. 79 Chester Square, London, the second child of Winston and Clementine Churchill’s eldest daughter, Diana, and the politician Duncan Sandys. Following family tradition, she was christened in the crypt of the House of Commons. Her grandfather was the first painter Edwina ever saw at work. “When he was painting, he was totally absorbed,” she has recalled. “I think – well, I know for myself – that painting uses a different part of your brain and your whole being. So it was a great outlet for him, a complete contrast to the affairs of state. One thing that is clear from his paintings is his love of life. He went at it with relish and gusto.”