141 Studies for 'Shipbuilding on the Clyde' by Sir Stanley Spencer

Preliminary sketches for paintings of the Second World War, most of which were working sketches in Port Glasgow used in the series of panels 'Ship Building on the Clyde'.


Details

Medium:
Pencil
Art Fund grant:
£250 ( Total: £250)
Acquired in:
1960
Vendor:
A Tooth & Sons

Imperial War Museum already owns 7 oil paintings from the series.

Provenance

Commissioned by the War Artists Advisory Committee and Ministry of Information. Trustees of Stanley Spencer

Venue details

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