‘The Goldfish Pool at Chartwell’ by Sir Winston Churchill. Image credit: PA
The final painting of Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965) sold at Sotheby’s yesterday. Given by Churchill to his bodyguard Sergeant Edmund Murray. This is the first time the piece has been introduced to the market with an estimate of £50,000 - £80,000.
Dating from c.1962,the work depicts the goldfish pool in Churchill’s garden at Chartwell.
It sold for £357,000 including premium.