The Lock, Cookham
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.
Not on display
© Sir Stanley Spencer/DACS. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Shown in 4 exhibitions
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
Stanley Spencer: a twentieth century British Master, Carrick Hill, Australia, 01 Aug 2016–04 Dec 2016
Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Arthur Tooth & Sons 1935
Referenced in 8 publications
Sydney Ure Smith (Editor), 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
Stanley Spencer - a complete catalogue of the paintings, London, 1992, 266 (colour illus.). cat.no. 177
Unknown, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 184 (illus.).
Modern Britain 1900-1960, Melbourne, 2007, 162 (colour illus.), 165.
Twenty three British painters, Sydney, 1953, 6. cat.no. 15
Adelaide Festival of Arts 1966: special exhibitions at the National Gallery of South Australia, 'Sir Stanley Spencer', Adelaide, 1966. cat. no. 6
Unknown and Unknown, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 163. cat.no. 2056