G. Spencer WATSON 1869–1934
Portrait and figure painter, sometimes working in the style of the Italian Renaissance. Born 8 March 1869 in London. Studied at the R.A. Schools from 1889. Exhibited at the R.A. from 1891 and also at the Paris Salon. Member of the R.O.I. 1900; R.P. 1904. Retrospective exhibitions at the Galerie Heinemann, Munich, 1912, and at the Fine Art Society 1914. A.R.A. 1923; R.A. 1932. Died 11 April 1934 in London. Memorial exhibition at the Fine Art Society 1934.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II