Painting Everyday London: 2 Spencer Gore concluded

Absolutely lovely paintings. Could they be described as post impressionist? Thanks for posting!

The Eclectic Light Company

In the first of these two articles looking at the short career and paintings of Spencer Gore (1878–1914), first president of the Camden Town Group, I showed examples from the start of his professional career to his marriage and influence by paintings of Paul Cézanne and Paul Gauguin in 1911.

In the same year, as president of the sixteen elected members of the Camden Town Group, Gore joined their meetings every Saturday afternoon in rooms on the first floor of Sickert’s studio at 19 Fitzroy Street, Camden Town, in north London. Living with his wife in their first floor flat at 2 Houghton Place, just off Mornington Crescent, he had but a short walk to those meetings.

The Fig Tree c.1912 by Spencer Gore 1878-1914 Spencer Gore (1878–1914), The Fig Tree (c 1912), oil on canvas, 63.5 x 760 cm, The Tate Gallery (Bequeathed by J.W. Freshfield 1955), London. © The Tate Gallery and Photographic Rights © Tate…

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