Making Special Castings

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David Ghilchik was a well-known artist and cartoonist. His work was exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts and often appeared in the magazine 'Punch'. In the late 1940s, Ghilchik was commissioned by the Staveley Company to paint several pictures of the Works. Prints of the paintings appear in the company's promotional book, 'The Staveley Story'.

Chesterfield Museum & Art Gallery



Making Special Castings




oil on canvas


H 59.5 x W 70 cm

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Acquisition method

gift from Saint-Gobain, 2006

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