High quality, 1/14 scale resin bust of of Sir Winston Churchill, designed for painters and collectors. This miniature represents Sir Winston Chrichill after the Second World War, when he lost the general election in 1945. We called this series as "Veni, Vidi, Vici". The bust has the portrait quality and comes with the custom made face expression. Unpainted historical miniature busts of British Premier Minister, requires assembly and painting. The design registered with the Intellectual Property Office (IPO). Design number: 6047063.
Some interesting facts about Winston Churchill
It is a known truth that Winston Churchill was quite the cultivated artist. Before he began his painting phase, he was already in his 40’s, however would proceed to end up a productive painter, making in excess of 500 compositions over a 48-year time span. Some of his work can be seen in the National Trust Collections.
In 1953 Winston Churchill was rewarded The Nobel Prize in Literature for “his mastery of historical and biographical description as well as for brilliant oratory in defending exalted human values”. Since the initiation of parliament in 1901, until `953 Churchill had been the only British Prime Minister to have won the Nobel Prize in Literature,
Winston Churchill's time in Parliament reached an end on 6 April 1955. He served in the British Parliament for practically 55 years, having started his political profession at the 1900 elections as the Conservative Member of Parliament for Oldham. He served in British Parliament under six monarchs. His political position spread over the rules of: Victoria, Edward VII, George V, Edward VIII, George VI, Elizabeth II
He remains as the only statesman to be respected twice on British coins.
To be remembered on a coin is a respect to which relatively few are privileged with. Subjects, and design proposals for coins are cautiously chosen by board of trustees and the memorial topic must convey noteworthy weight so as to be considered. It's uncommon for a statesman to be celebrated on a coin and that respect was fitting for Winston Churchill upon his passing in 1965. So great was his legacy that even now, 50 years on, he will be remembered again on a UK coin and thus, he will end up being the only statesman to be respected in such a manner, on two separate occasions.