Gwendeline was married to Winston's brother, Jack, so she was his sister-in-law.
Gwendeline gave Winston his first set of paints. Poor Winston used to get very low sometimes, he suffered from depression which he called his 'black dog'. Gwendeline thought painting would take his mind off his troubles, and she was right.
"Painting," said Winston, "is complete as a distraction. I know of nothing which, without exhausting the body, more entirely absorbs the mind ..."
Do you agree with Winston?