This is to the study for one of Spencer's most important early compositions in which he visualised a Biblical narrative in terms of his own childhood memories.
Study for 'The Centurion's Servant' by Sir Stanley Spencer, 19131914
© Estate of Stanley Spencer 2007. All Rights Reserved, DACS.
- Oil on board, squared for transfer
- 27.5 x 27.5 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £15,000 ( Total: £45,000)
- Acquired in:
- Fine Art Society
Christ's miracle is located in the maid's bedroom of the Spencer family's home, with his own siblings serving as the actors.
Given by the artist to James Wood; by 2001 with the Fine Art Society.
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