Patricia Shopping (1943-44)
Drawing, Pencil on paper, 580mm x 449mm
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In 1938 Spencer itemised jewellery purchased for his second wife Patricia, (not necessarily a comprehensive list) before the debacle of their marriage: seven rings, six bracelets, seven necklaces and three pendants. His extravagant spending is commemorated in this Maidenhead street scene, depicting Stanley with an elegantly slim Patricia, a Holy Ghost figure at her feet.
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