The Farm Gate - 1946

Drawing, pencil, 16in x 11in


Volume 3 of the Astor Collection of drawings. 

Spencer's Royal Academy Diploma Painting, 'The Farm Gate' 1950, closely follows this drawing: Hilda and a youthful Stanley open the gate to let the cows into Ovey's Farm, which was opposite Spencer's childhood home 'Fernlea' in Cookham High Street.


Lent by a private collector