• Stanley Spencer, June 30, 1891

    2 monthes ago - By Chez Namaste Nancy

    The Last Supper He is supposed to be one of the greatest English painter of the 20th century and in many ways, he prefigures Lucien Freud. But there is something about his contorted figures which makes me very uncomfortable and not in a good way either.
    Sir Stanley Spencer, (born June 30, 1891, Cookham, Berkshire , England-died December 14, 1959, Taplow, Buckinghamshire), one of the leading painters in England between the World Wars. He used an expressively distorted style of drawing and often drew upon Christian subjects.
    Spencer studied at the Slade School of Fine Art in London from 1908...
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