D Alanson Spencer
(1911 - 1999)
D. Alanson Spencer was active/lived in California. D Spencer is known for landscape, western, mural-diorama.
Biography D. Alanson Spencer
The following, submitted June 2002, is from Douglas Guske, collector of Indian and western Americana:
Recently we were able to purchase some wonderful watercolors of D. Alanson Spencer. They are primarily of the American Southwest especially the Four Corners Region. We have also been able to obtain biographical information from his family.
Duncan Spencer was born in Los Angeles in 1911 where he was drawing as soon as he could hold a pencil. His parents allowed him to draw on the wallpaper changing it when it was full of his drawings. He studied art at the Chouinard Art School and served as an apprentice with Arthur Beaumont. During this period he was accepted into the Los Angeles Painters & Sculptors Club, which included a
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