David McFall R.A. (1919 - 1988)


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1958/7 Sir Winston S Churchill KG, OM, CH, MP Sketch model for the Woodford Green Statue


Height 35"

Exhibited Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 1960 Catalogue No. 1409

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition Illustrated Magazine 1960 page 84

This was the maquette for the Woodford Green statue [1959/4] produced from sittings at Churchill’s home Chartwell in May and June 1958.  It is sometimes referred to as “Churchill crossing the lawns at Chartwell”.

Casts of the maquette are in Glasgow City Museum (S.276)

and the Church of the Holy Trinity, New York.

                                                                     The pose was slightly changed after the

                                                                        inspection by Lady Churchill (below)

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