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Robert Spencer

 (1879 - 1931)
Robert Spencer was active/lived in Pennsylvania, Nebraska.  Robert Spencer is known for landscape, genre, figure and coastal painting.

Robert Spencer

The following is from Brian Peterson, Senior Curator, James A Michener Art Museum, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He seeks information on the artist from persons who have paintings by the artist and can be contacted at


Robert Spencer was born in 1879 in Nebraska, the son of a Swedenborgian minister. After studying medicine briefly, he decided to become an artist and moved to New York City, where he enrolled at the National Academy of Design. Later he studied with William Merritt Chase and Robert Henri at the New York School of Art. He moved to New Hope, Bucks County in 1906, and studied privately with the well-known Bucks County painter Daniel Garber. It was at th  ...  Displaying 750 of 5961 characters.

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About  Robert Spencer

Born:  1879 - Harvard, Nebraska
Died:   1931 - New Hope, Pennsylvania
Known for:  landscape, genre, figure and coastal painting