Spencer Frederick Gore (Epsom 1878 - Richmond 1914)
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.
Oil painting on canvas, The Frenchwoman, by Spencer Frederick Gore (Epsom 1878 - Richmond 1914), 1910.
bequest of Peter Barkworth (1929 - 2006)
Fenton House, The Peter Barkworth Collection (National Trust)
Makers and roles
Spencer Frederick Gore (Epsom 1878 - Richmond 1914), artist