First exhibition of great British painter Spencer’s work for 15 years

ALTHOUGH often described as one of Britain’s best-loved painters, it is 15 years since Stanley Spencer has had an exhibition of the depth and magnitude of Of Angels And Dirt.

During that time there have been shows dedicated to his experiences during the First World War and others looking at his landscapes.

But the Hepworth Wakefield in West Yorkshire is set to combine every aspect of his broad canon, from sketchbooks when he was 16 to his penultimate portrait in 1959 – the year of his death &ndash... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...