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An image of Cookham Lock by Sir Stanley Spencer

Sir Stanley Spencer

(England 30 Jun 1891 – 14 Dec 1959)

Cookham Lock
Other titles:
The Lock, Cookham
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

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

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Purchased 1937
Accession number
© Sir Stanley Spencer/DACS. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Not on display
Provenance (1)

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

Bibliography (8)

Keith Bell, Stanley Spencer - a complete catalogue of the paintings, London, 1992, 266 (colour illus.). 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. 2056

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Twenty three British painters, Sydney, 1953, 6. 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

Exhibition history (3)

Twenty three British painters: NAGNSW Travelling Art Exhibitions 1953, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 1953–1953

Sir Stanley Spencer: Adelaide Festival of Arts 1966, National Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Mar 1966–Mar 1966

Modern Britain 1900-1960, NGV: International, Melbourne, 15 Nov 2007–24 Feb 2008