Artist biography

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.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II