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Spencer, Gilbert (1892-1979), painter

Catherine Martineau

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/31708
Spencer, Gilbert (1892-1979), painter


Spencer, Gilbert (1892-1979), painter, was born at Cookham, Berkshire, on 4 August 1892, the eighth son and youngest of the eleven children of William Spencer, organist and music teacher, and his wife, Anna Caroline Slack. His brother Stanley Spencer was thirteen months older. There was little money and their formal ...

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