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Spencer Frederick Gore

(1878-1914), Painter

Sitter in 3 portraits
Artist of 1 portrait
Gore trained at the Slade with Augustus John, Harold Gilman and Wyndham Lewis. While working in Paris and Dieppe in 1904-6 he became familiar with the work of Post-Impressionist painters including Cézanne, Gauguin and Van Gogh. Inspired by the exhibition Manet and the Post-Impressionists, staged by artist and critic Roger Fry in London in 1911, he developed a painting style reflecting that influence. His work was included in Fry's second Post-Impressionist exhibition in 1912. Gore was a key member of the Fitzroy Street Group, a founder of the Camden Town Group, 1911, of which he was President, and of the London Group, 1913. In 1912 he directed the murals at the nightclub, 'The Cave of the Golden Calf'.

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Spencer Frederick Gore, by Albert Rutherston - NPG 3320

Spencer Frederick Gore

by Albert Rutherston
oil on canvas, 1902
NPG 3320

Spencer Frederick Gore, by Harold Gilman - NPG 6879

Spencer Frederick Gore

by Harold Gilman
oil on cardboard, circa 1911-1912
NPG 6879

Spencer Frederick Gore, by Spencer Frederick Gore - NPG 4981

Spencer Frederick Gore

by Spencer Frederick Gore
oil on canvas, 1914
NPG 4981

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