London, South Kensington
22 March 2012
Sir Stanley Spencer, R.A. (1891-1959)
Portrait of Douglas Crockatt
signed and dated 'Stanley Spencer/1958' (lower right)
18 x 12½ in. (45.7 x 31.7 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Christie's, South Kensington, 18 November 1981, lot 143.
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Douglas Crockatt was director of the dry-cleaners, Johnsons (1961-1984). Following a distinguised career in the Royal Navy, he was a magistrate, Vice Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire and was awarded both the OBE and MBE.
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.
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