Spencelayh

Spencelayh

by Aubrey Noakes

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781904449492
Publisher: Chaucer Press
Publication date: 10/01/2006
Series: Chaucer Art Series
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 9.40(w) x 11.50(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Aubrey Noakes was a man of wide interests and was a contributor to numerous magazines since the age of seventeen.His works included The World of Henry Alken. Charles Spencelayh and his Paintings, London Pride (with Nance Lui Fyson), William Frith: Extraordinary Victorian Painter and Ben Marshall, 1768-1835. He was an art critic for over forty years and lived in Kensington, London.

Table of Contents


Editor's Note     7
Acknowledgements     8
Introducing Charles Spencelayh (1865-1958)     10
A Dickensian Childhood in Rochester     12
Art Studies at South Kensington     20
The Royal Academy of the 1890s     40
Spencelayh the Miniaturist     46
Spencelayh Never Painted Women?     52
Spencelayh's Drawings     70
The Years at Lee     72
Formative Years in Manchester     80
The Patronage of Queen Mary     100
Bozeat     104
Return to Dickensland     124
Afterword: Vernon Spencelayh - An Appreciation     130
Some Spencelayh Sketches     136
The Plates     154
Appendices     183

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