Sir Stanley Spencer

Study for ‘The Bridge’ and other works

1912–20

Artist
Sir Stanley Spencer 1891–1959
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