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Purchased by Mr and Mrs G. J. ff. Chance at the 1955 exhibition; their sale; Christie’s, London, 28 February 1975, lot 94.
Private collection since circa 1975.
PROPERTY OF A LADY
M. Collis, Stanley Spencer – A Biography, London, 1962, illustrated, n.p.
E. Rothenstein, Stanley Spencer, London, 1962, pl.22.
R. Carline (intro.), exhibition catalogue, Stanley and Hilda Spencer, London, Anthony d’Offay Gallery, 1978, n.p., no. 33, illustrated on the cover.
J. Rothenstein (ed.), Stanley Spencer – The Man: Correspondences and Reminiscences, London, 1979, p. 129, illustrated.
D. Robinson, Stanley Spencer, Visions from a Berkshire Village, Oxford, 1979, pp. 30-31, pl. 22.
Exhibition catalogue, Stanley Spencer, R.A., London, Royal Academy, 1980, p. 220-221, no. 270, illustrated.
Exhibition catalogue, Stanley Spencer: Heaven on Earth, New York, CDS Gallery, 1983, no. 15, n.p.
D. Robinson, Stanley Spencer, 1990, Oxford, pp. 53, 113, pl. 91.
J. Alison (ed.), exhibition catalogue, Stanley Spencer – The Apotheosis of Love, London, Barbican Art Gallery, 1991, p. 90, no. 67, illustrated.
K. Bell, Stanley Spencer – A Complete Catalogue of the Paintings, London, 1992, pp. 219, 507, 508, no. 414, illustrated.
U. Spencer, Lucky to be an Artist, London, 2015, pp. 23-24, illustrated.
London, Royal Academy, Summer Exhibition, 1955, no. 602.
London, Anthony d’Offay Gallery, Stanley and Hilda Spencer, September – October 1978, no. 33.
London, Royal Academy, Stanley Spencer, R.A., September – December 1980, no. 270.
New York, CDS Gallery, Stanley Spencer: Heaven on Earth, April – May 1983, no. 15.
Cookham, Stanley Spencer Gallery, Images of Hilda, May – September 1985, no. 34.
London, Barbican Art Gallery, Stanley Spencer – The Apotheosis of Love, January – April 1991, no. 67.
Cookham, Stanley Spencer Gallery, Stanley and the First Mrs Spencer, April - October 2010, no. 4.