The Frenchwoman

Spencer Frederick Gore (Epsom 1878 - Richmond 1914)
National Trust Inventory Number 1449103

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1910
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 356 x 457 mm (14 x 18 in)
Place of origin
Collection Fenton House, London (Accredited Museum)
On show at Fenton House, London, London and South East, National Trust

Spencer Gore was co-found and first President of the Camden Town Group. It was so-called because they gathered at the studio of Walter Sickert in Camden. This group of artists was active from 1911 to around 1913.

Gore had been a contemporary of Harold Gilman at the Slade School of Art, and with whom he had co-founded the Camden Group. Gilman’s work can also be found at Fenton House. This portrait is typical of Gore’s later works, which shows greater influence of the Post-Impressionists, and in which he shows growing concern with pictorial construction and colour.

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, The Frenchwoman, by Spencer Frederick Gore (Epsom 1878 - Richmond 1914), 1910.


bequest of Peter Barkworth (1929 - 2006)

Credit line

Fenton House, The Peter Barkworth Collection (National Trust)

Makers and roles

Spencer Frederick Gore (Epsom 1878 - Richmond 1914), artist

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