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Sir Stanley Spencer

Self-portrait (1959)
Born Stanley Spencer
(1891-06-30)30 June 1891
Cookham, England
Died 14 December 1959(1959-12-14) (aged 68)
Cliveden, Buckinghamshire, England
Nationality English
Education

Maidenhead Technical Institute;
Slade School of Fine Art

Known for Painting, Drawing
Notable work The Resurrection, Cookham;
Awards RA 1950; CBE 1950; Knighted 1959
Patron(s) Louis and Mary Behrend

Everything has a sort of double meaning for me, there's the ordinary everyday meaning of things, and the imaginary meaning about it all, and I wanted to bring these things together, and in this first big Resurrection of mine you have a good example of this sort of thing.
Stanley Spencer
Hilda and I slept alongside each other fully dressed, head to feet.