Sir Stanley Spencer Study for ‘The Bridge’ and other works 1912–20

Artwork details

Artist
Sir Stanley Spencer 1891–1959
Title
Study for ‘The Bridge’ and other works
Date 1912–20
Medium Graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 356 x 508 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented anonymously 1947
Reference
N05775
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05775 THE BRIDGE 1912–20

Not inscribed.
Pencil and wash, 14×20 (35·5×51).
Presented by an anonymous donor 1947.

There are three small studies for compositions to the right of the main drawing: one for ‘The Bridge’ (N05393); another smaller one perhaps for Joachim (see T00048); the third is unidentified. On the reverse there are two studies of women hanging up washing.

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

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