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Stanley Spencer was born in Cookham, Berkshire, the eighth surviving child of William and Anna Caroline Spencer (née Slack). His father, usually known as Par, was a music teacher and church organist. Stanley's younger brother, Gilbert Spencer (–), also became a notable artist, known principally for his landscape paintings. The family home, "Fernlea", on Cookham High Education: Maidenhead Technical Institute;, . Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. FREE Delivery on orders over £10 for books or over £20 for other categories shipped by Amazon. Stanley Spencer book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Recently recognized as the greatest English painter of the 20th cent /5. Stanley Spencer's reputation has grown rapidly in recent years, and his visionary contribution to British art and his true stature as an artist are now internationally recognised. This is an abridged version of the catalogue raisonne of Spencer's work compiled by the same author, reproducing many of the illustrations and some of the /5(26).
Stanley Spencer’s letters. Photograph: Family handout The artist’s grandson, John Spencer, told the Guardian that Spencer’s full story would finally be told, “warts and all”.Author: Dalya Alberge. Stanley Spencer was born in Cookham, Berkshire, the eighth surviving child of William and Anna Caroline Spencer (née Slack). His father, usually known as Par, was a music teacher and church organist. Stanley's younger brother, Gilbert Spencer (–), also became a notable artist, known principally for his landscape s: Neo-Romanticism. Stanley Spencer was the most intensely local of all great artists, and his native village of Cookham was a central source of inspiration. Yet he was far from parochial, and woven into Duncan Robinson's account of the artist's career is a just appreciation of his greatness and of his place in the wider context of European art/5. Author: Stanley Spencer, Sir; Elizabeth Smith Rothenstein: Publisher: Oxford, London, The Phaidon Press ltd; New York, Oxford University Press, Series: British.
Sir Stanley Spencer, (born J , Cookham, Berkshire, England—died Decem , Taplow, Buckinghamshire), one of the leading painters in England between the World Wars. He used an expressively distorted style of drawing and often drew upon Christian subjects.. Spencer studied at the Slade School of Fine Art in London from to , and he first . Stanley Spencer’s extreme combination of the homely and the weird has baffled viewers of his paintings. This book, delving more deeply than ever before into Spencer’s personality, sheds new light on this sensitive and enigmatic artist. Get this from a library! Stanley Spencer. [Duncan Robinson; Stanley Spencer, Sir] -- Stanley Spencer () was the most original British painter of his era. This catalogue celebrates the achievements of an artist who continued to explore and develop over five decades. By Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR More information about this seller | Contact this seller 4. Stanley Spencer: Complete Catalogue (F A GENERAL) Bell, Keith. ISBN X ISBN.