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

Ploughed Land, Garsington

Gilbert Spencer, R.A. (1892-1979)
Ploughed Land, Garsington
signed 'G. Spencer' (lower right)
oil on canvas
18 x 24 in. (45.7 x 61 cm.)
Painted circa 1925.
Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner’s grandfather, and by descent.
Reading, City Museum and Art Gallery, The Retrospective Exhibition of the Work of Gilbert Spencer, June - July 1964, no. 18.
National Trust for Scotland, on long term loan, 1999-2015.
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Lot Essay

The first owner of the present work knew Gilbert Spencer personally, having frequented Lady Ottoline Morrell's circle at Garsington Manor during the 1920s.

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