One of the most highly regarded and well known of all twentieth-century British artists, Stanley Spencer (1891-1959) is famous for two things. He immortalized the Berkshire village of Cookham, where he was born and spent most of his life. And he celebrated sex both on his canvases and through his unconventional understanding of relationships. Perhaps best known for his paintings of biblical subjects set in and around Cookham--in particular, "The Resurrection, Cookham--Spencer was also an official war artist during both ...

Stanley Spencer 2001, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

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