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Title

Cookham Lock


Artist

Sir Stanley Spencer

England

30 Jun 1891 - 14 Dec 1959


Details


Other Title

The Lock, Cookham


Date

1935


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

50.9 x 61.2 cm stretcher; 66.6 x 76.7 x 3.8 cm frame


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1937


Location

Not on display


Accession number

6357


Artist information

Sir Stanley Spencer

Works in the collection

5


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Arthur Tooth & Sons 1937


Referenced in 8 publications

Bibliography


Keith Bell, Stanley Spencer - a complete catalogue of the paintings, London, 1992, 266 (colour illus.). cat.no. 177

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 184 (illus.).

Ted Gott, Laurie Benson and Sophie Matthiesson, Modern Britain 1900-1960, Melbourne, 2007, 162 (colour illus.), 165.

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 163. cat.no. 2056

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Twenty three British painters, Sydney, 1953, 6. cat.no. 15

Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert (Editors), Art in Australia [series 3, no. 67], Sydney, May 1937, 14 (colour illus.). as 'The Lock, Cookham'

Patrick Wright, Stanley Spencer, 'Purposeful art in a climate of cultural reaction: Stanley Spencer in the 1920s', pg. 42-73, Millbank, 2001, 60 (colour illus.). fig. 42

Adelaide Festival of Arts 1966: special exhibitions at the National Gallery of South Australia, 'Sir Stanley Spencer', Adelaide, 1966. cat. no. 6