View of Egdon Heath from the Crest of Clouds Hill looking North

Gilbert Spencer, RA (Cookham 1893 – 1979)
National Trust Inventory Number 628438

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1925 (?) (signed and dated)
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 584 x 635 mm (23 x 25 in)
Place of origin Devon
Collection Clouds Hill, Dorset (Accredited Museum)
On show at Clouds Hill, Dorset, South West, National Trust

Younger brother of Stanley Spencer, Gilbert’s painting is built into the panelling above the window.

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, View of Egdon Heath from the Crest of Clouds Hill looking North by Gilbert Spencer, RA (Cookham 1893 – 1979), signed and dated bottom right 192 ?5. Spencer stayed in the cottage in July 1925.


Given to the National Trust with the house by Mr A. W. Lawrence, as a memorial to his brother, in 1938

Credit line

Clouds Hill, The T. E. Lawrence Collection (National Trust)

Makers and roles

Gilbert Spencer, RA (Cookham 1893 – 1979), artist

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Collection Clouds Hill, Dorset (Accredited Museum) (475)
Periods 20th century (181548)
Maker Gilbert Spencer, RA (Cookham 1893 – 1979) (3)
Subjects Egdon Heath (1)
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Record Status


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