- Sir Winston Churchill 1874–1965
- Oil paint on canvas
- Frame: 667 x 767 x 73 mm, 10.5 kg
support: 511 x 610 mm
- Presented by the artist 1955
T00039 THE LOUP RIVER, ALPES MARITIMES 1930
Canvas, 20 1/8×24 (51·5×61).
Presented by the artist 1955.
Exh: R.A., 1947 (174); R.A. Diploma Gallery, March–August 1959.
Repr: Winston S. Churchill, Painting as a Pastime, 1948, pl.2 (in colour), incorrectly as ‘The Loup River, Quebec’.
The picture was painted in 1930, and the site lies about five hundred yards from where the main Cagnes to Grasse road crosses the river.
It was one of his first two pictures exhibited at the R.A. and was submitted to the Selection Committee under the name ‘David Winter’.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I