Gilbert Spencer (1892 - 1979)

Troops in the Lake District

SKU: 10577

Size:
Height – 19cm
Width – 29cm

DESCRIPTION

Provenance:
The Artist’s Family
Presentation:
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THE ARTIST

Gilbert Spencer
Gilbert
Spencer
1892 - 1979

Painter, especially of landscapes, draughtsman, teacher and writer, and brother of the painter Stanley Spencer. Born at Cookham, Berkshire. Spencer studied at Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts, woodcarving at the Royal College of Art, 1911-12, then with Fred Brown and Henry Tonks at the Slade School of Fine Art, 1913-20. Between 1915 and 1919 he served in the army. Spencer had his first one-man show at the Goupil Gallery in 1923; he also exhibited at the RA (he was elected RA in 1960), NEAC, (of which he was a member), Leicester Galleries, RSA, Redfern Gallery and many other venues. Although he produced notable wall paintings for Holywell Manor, Oxford, 1934-6, Spencer made his name as a landscape artist working mainly in the English southern counties. At various times he taught at the Royal College of Art, Glasgow School of Art and Camberwell, serving meanwhile as an Official War Artist, 1940-3. His book Stanley Spencer appeared in 1961 and his autobiography, Memoirs of a Painter, in 1974. A retrospective exhibition was held at Reading in 1964. The Tate and many other public collections hold his work. He sometimes just signed his work GS. He lived in Hampstead and towards the end of his life near Reading, Berkshire.

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Gilbert Spencer (1892 - 1979)
Study for Bedroom Scene, c. 1930
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Hebridean Farm, c. 1947
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Gilbert Spencer (1892 - 1979)
Home Guard Troops near Ambleside, c.1942-43
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Girl in Yellow (Portrait of Theodosia Townshend)
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The Flower Show
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Gilbert Spencer (1892 - 1979)
A Sudden Return Home, 1946
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The Balcony, 6 Downshire Hill, Hampstead, 1928, c.1941
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Study for The Miller
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Gilbert Spencer (1892 - 1979)
Preliminary Study for New Arrivals, Sinai, 1917
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Gilbert Spencer (1892 - 1979)
Tennis – viewed from a gap in the trees, circa 1966
Gilbert Spencer (1892 - 1979)
Troops in the Lake District
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Candlewick Curtains
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God Creating the World
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Ploughed Land, Garsington, c.1922
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Cookham Barns, 1925
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Trees at Garsington, c.1922
Gilbert Spencer (1892 - 1979)
Portrait of Joyce Peters, 1920’s
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Man at a Sluice Gate on the Thames, 1932
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Gilbert Spencer (1892 - 1979)
Aberdovey, 1953
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Gilbert Spencer (1892 - 1979)
Portrait of a Glaswegian lady
Gilbert Spencer (1892 - 1979)
Two calves, 1930
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Gilbert Spencer (1892 - 1979)
Late Self-Portrait
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Portrait of a Soldier, circa 1940
Gilbert Spencer (1892 - 1979)
The Artist’s Daughter, Gillian
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Gilbert Spencer (1892 - 1979)
Gehazi and Naaman, c. 1930
Gilbert Spencer (1892 - 1979)
Study for Composition with Three Children Seated in a Meadow, 1914
Gilbert Spencer (1892 - 1979)
The Goal, c. 1930
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Gilbert Spencer (1892 - 1979)
The Enemy, circa 1942
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I wish I wasn’t Home-Guarding Tonight
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Gilbert Spencer (1892 - 1979)
Left…rapid…fire!
Gilbert Spencer (1892 - 1979)
Trench Digging
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Escaped Prisoner
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The Parade Ground
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Home Guard Duties
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Gilbert Spencer (1892 - 1979)
The Bore: In ’15’
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It’s orders
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Portrait of Doreen Harter, mid 1920’s
Gilbert Spencer (1892 - 1979)
Darling, what have you done with my battledress?, 1941
Gilbert Spencer (1892 - 1979)
Shoeing ‘Orses
Gilbert Spencer (1892 - 1979)
Protective Covering
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Gilbert Spencer (1892 - 1979)
Apples in a Basket circa 1913
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Gilbert Spencer (1892 - 1979)
Hebridean Memory, 1951
Gilbert Spencer (1892 - 1979)
Study for Hebridean Memory, 1951
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Gilbert Spencer (1892 - 1979)
On Bakewell Bridge, 1950s