Name/Title‘Letchworth, The Road’, oil painting
About this objectOil painting, Letchworth, The Road. Road, apparently Wilbury Road looking east toward Standalone Farm and the valley of Pix Brook, with figure, from foreground to distance. Two or three typical Garden City houses to right with prominent red roofs. Fields and line of trees in distance. Stylised sky in shades of blue, white & violet. Frederick Spencer Gore. 1912. Purchased from commercial Anthony d'Offay gallery 1983.
Mentioned in catalogues as follows: in Carfax Gallery Paintings by the late Spencer Gore 1916 (1) as 'Letchworth' Leicester Galleries Exhibition of Paintings by Spencer F Gore 1928 (42) as 'At Letchworth'; Minories, Colchester Spencer Gore 1878-1914 1970 (44) Illustration is detail.
Gore, an important artist, painted some of his more modern works during his short stay in Letchworth Garden City.
MakerSpencer Frederick Gore
Period20th Century (1901-2000)
Medium and Materialsoils & canvas
Place MadeUnited Kingdom, England, Hertfordshire, Letchworth Garden City
Inscription and MarksSignature, bottom right: S.F.Gore
Measurements406 × 435 mm
Copyright LicenceAll rights reserved
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