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Oscar Nemon

Person  Male  Born 13/3/1906  Died 13/4/1985

Categories: Sculpture

Countries: Yugoslavia

Born in what is now Croatia. Worked in Vienna and Brussels and settled in Britain in 1938. Specialised in Winston Churchill. Our picture shows Nemon with a self-portrait: now that sculpture we would like to see. There are plans for Pleasant Lands, his studios outside Oxford, to be opened to the public.

From Mapping Sculpture: "In the early 1950s, after creating a bust of Elizabeth II (now at Christchurch, Oxford) Nemon was given a studio at St James's Palace. There Nemon made numerous portraits and his sitters included (among many others): Lord Beaverbrook; General Lord Freyberg; President Eisenhower; the Queen Mother (Grocers' Hall, London); Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery (Whitehall, London); Air Marshal Lord Portal (Victoria Embankment, London) as well as a series of monumental effigies of Sir Winston Churchill."

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Oscar Nemon

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Lord Portal

Unveiled by Harold Macmillan.

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Montgomery statue

Unveiled by the Queen Mother (photo here).

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Queen Mother - Grocers' Hall

Artnet shows that a copy of this bust, by Nemon, was for sale by auction at s...

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Sigmund Freud statue

Nemon sculpted Freud for this statue in 1931 in Vienna and there it was inten...

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