(1891 - 1959)
Stanley Spencer was active/lived in United Kingdom, England. Stanley Spencer is known for religious, marine and military theme painting.
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Stanley Spencer, the son of William Spencer, a teacher of music, was born in Cookham, Berkshire, in 1891. When Spencer was seventeen he entered the Slade School of Fine Art at University College, London. Other students at the Slade at that time included C. R. W. Nevinson and Mark Gertler. At the Slade he won the Composition Prize with The Nativity (1912).
On the outbreak of the First World War, Spencer joined the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC). For a while he worked at Beaufort Hospital in Bristol, but in August 1916 he was sent as part of the 68th Field Ambulance to Salonika, a port being defended by General Maurice Sarrail and 150,000, British and French soldiers. In May, 1918, Stanley Spencer was asked to contribute
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