Friday, March 22, 2013

Portraits of Women by British Artist Stanley Spencer 1891-1959



Stanley Spencer, (English painter, 1891 – 1959) Daphne Charlton


Although Stanley Spencer's portraits are brutally realistic & stripped of allegorical references, he wrote, "Every thing or person other than myself is a future potential part of myself, or a revealer of and an agent in revealing unknown parts of myself: unknown husbands, wives, lovers, worshippers, never before seen and only known by a persistent desire or passionate longing, supported by a kind of consciousness of their existence."  Stanley Spencer, out of Sermons by Artists (1934)


Stanley Spencer, (English painter, 1891 – 1959) Daphne by the Window in Northern Ireland


Stanley Spencer, (English painter, 1891 – 1959) Hilda, Unity, and Dolls  The artist's wife.


Stanley Spencer, (English painter, 1891 – 1959) Miss Elizabeth Wimperis


Stanley Spencer, (English painter, 1891 – 1959) Lady Slesser


Stanley Spencer, (English painter, 1891 – 1959) Mrs Frank


Stanley Spencer, (English painter, 1891 – 1959) Country Girl Elise


Stanley Spencer, (English painter, 1891 – 1959) Daphne Spencer


Stanley Spencer, (English painter, 1891 – 1959) Hilda Carline


Stanley Spencer, (English painter, 1891 – 1959) Daphne Charlton


Stanley Spencer, (English painter, 1891 – 1959) Hilda Carline


Stanley Spencer, (English painter, 1891 – 1959) Miss Ashwanden


Stanley Spencer, (English painter, 1891 – 1959) Patricia Preece, 1933


Stanley Spencer, (English painter, 1891 – 1959) Mrs C P Grant


Stanley Spencer, (English painter, 1891 – 1959) Mrs Marjorie Metz


Stanley Spencer, (English painter, 1891 – 1959) Rachel Westropp


Stanley Spencer, (English painter, 1891 – 1959) Mrs Linda Few Brown


Stanley Spencer, (English painter, 1891 – 1959) The Sisters


Stanley Spencer, (English painter, 1891 – 1959) Portrait in a Garden


Stanley Spencer, (English painter, 1891 – 1959) The Psychiatrist


Stanley Spencer, (English painter, 1891 – 1959) Anny Lewinter Frankl


Stanley Spencer, (English painter, 1891 – 1959) Portrait of a Young Woman


Stanley Spencer, (English painter, 1891-1959) Mr and Mrs Baggett 1956


Stanley Spencer, (English painter, 1891-1959)  Patricia at Cockmarsh Hill 1935

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