Stanley Spencer - Correspondence and Reminiscences
The Man: Correspondence and Reminiscences.
London: Paul Elek, 1979.
First UK edition.
An intense study by the former Director of the Tate Gallery of his friend Spencer's eccentric correspondence, mostly with his wife, Hilda. Spencer's dealer, Dudley Tooth, who supported the artist financially for many years, is also involved.
With 23 illustrations, this fascinating book sheds some light on Spencer's tortured life, from which glorious works consistently emerged.