Gilbert Spencer, R.A. (1892-1979)
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Gilbert Spencer, R.A. (1892-1979)

Descent from the Cross

Details
Gilbert Spencer, R.A. (1892-1979)
Descent from the Cross
signed and dated 'Gilbert Spencer/1915-60' (lower right)
gouache and oil on silk
21 x 23 in. (54.5 x 58.4 cm.)
Provenance
Mr and Mrs. A.S. Pryor.
with Agnews, London.
Mr and Mrs. F.B. Levetus.
C. Gustin.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, South Kensington, 1 July 2004, lot 33, where purchased by the present owner.
Exhibited
Reading, City Museum and Art Gallery, The Retrospective Exhibition of the Work of Gilbert Spencer, June - July 1964, no. 81.
London, Tate Gallery, November 1975, catalogue not traced.
London, New Grafton Gallery, December 1987 - January 1988, catalogue not traced.
Special notice

Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.

Lot Essay

Spencer painted the present work in 1960 from a drawing he had originally executed in 1915.

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