Clementine Ogilvy Spencer-Churchill (née Hozier), Baroness Spencer-Churchill; Sarah Churchill

1 portrait

Clementine Ogilvy Spencer-Churchill (née Hozier), Baroness Spencer-Churchill; Sarah Churchill, by Sir John Lavery, circa 1915 - NPG 5184 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Clementine Ogilvy Spencer-Churchill (née Hozier), Baroness Spencer-Churchill; Sarah Churchill

by Sir John Lavery
oil on canvas, circa 1915
9 7/8 in. x 13 7/8 in. (251 mm x 353 mm)
Purchased, 1978
Primary Collection
NPG 5184


Click on the links below to find out more:

Sittersback to top

Artistback to top

  • Sir John Lavery (1856-1941), Painter. Artist associated with 16 portraits, Sitter in 15 portraits.

This portraitback to top

As a young woman, Clementine Hozier was known for her intelligence, beauty and charm. She married Winston Churchill in 1908 with whom she had five children. During the First World War she organized canteens for munitions workers and, during the second, visited air-raid shelters and reported to her husband, then Prime Minister, on the conditions Londoners were enduring. An enthusiastic traveller who learnt to ski in her fifties, she is seen in this charming study by Lavery with her daughter Sarah.

Linked publicationsback to top

Tell us moreback to top

Can you tell us more about this portrait? Spotted an error, something missing, or do you know anything that we don't know? If you have any information to share please complete the form below

What can you tell us?close

There are occasions when we are unsure of the identity of a sitter or artist, their life dates, occupation or have not recorded their family relationships. Sometimes we have not recorded the date of a portrait. Do you have specialist knowledge or a particular interest about any aspect of the portrait or sitter or artist that you can share with us? We would welcome any information that adds to and enhances our information and understanding about a particular portrait, sitter or artist.

Citationclose

How do you know this? Please could you let us know your source of information.

* Permission to publish (Privacy information)
Privacy Informationclose

The National Portrait Gallery will NOT use your information to contact you or store for any other purpose than to investigate or display your contribution. By ticking permission to publish you are indicating your agreement for your contribution to be shown on this collection item page. Please note your email address will not be displayed on the page nor will it be used for any marketing material or promotion of any kind.

Please ensure your comments are relevant and appropriate. Your contributions must be polite and with no intention of causing trouble. All contributions are moderated.

Your nameclose

If you tick permission to publish your name will appear above your contribution on our website.

Your Emailclose

Contributions are moderated. We'll need your email address so that we can follow up on the information provided and contact you to let you know when your contribution has been published.