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Sir Stanley Spencer, R.A. (1891-1959)

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Sir Stanley Spencer, R.A. (1891-1959)

Flowering Artichokes

signed with initials and dated lower right SS 36, oil on canvas-board
14 x 18in. (35.5 x 45.7cm.)
Provenance
Wilma, Countess Cawdor, by whom purchased at the 1936 exhibition
Literature
K. Bell, Stanley Spencer A Complete Catalogue of the Paintings, London, 1992, no.205, p.269 (illustrated)
Exhibited
London, Arthur Tooth & Son Ltd., Stanley Spencer, June-July 1936, no.6 as 'Globe Artichokes'
Cookham, Stanley Spencer Gallery, Works by Sir Stanley Spencer, April 1962, no.8 as 'Globe Artichokes'
Leamington Spa, Mason-Watts Fine Art, A Flower Show, Nov. 1987, no.27, where purchased by the present owner

Lot Essay

Spencer also called this painting 'Globe Artichokes'.
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