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Thursday, March 21, 2013
Our Swans & Stanley Spencer 1891-1959
Stanley Spencer (English artist, 1891-1959) Swan Upping at Cookham c 1915-19
Nearly daily for the past 10 years, we have driven by a farm pond which was home to a pair of beautiful white swans & their offspring. Last summer, the swans disappeared, and the farm house, barn, & all outbuildings were razed. Now no swans, no offspring this year as we drive by. Heartbreaking. Here are a few of Spencer's more spiritual swans...
Stanley Spencer (English artist, 1891-1959) Separating Fighting Swans c 1933