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Oil on canvas laid on card - attributed to Sir Stanley SPENCER*

A charmingly chubby baby smiling in jest... Oil on canvas in relatively good condition (restorations). 1930-31. In assorted vintage framing. Size is 13.6 x 16.9 inches (34,5 x 43 cm); with the frame: 17.3 x 20.6 inches (44 x 52,5 cm). Unsigned. Attributed and titled "Unity" on rear.

Sir Stanley Spencer  (born June 30, 1891, Cookham, Berkshire, England—died December 14, 1959, Taplow, Buckinghamshire), was one of the leading painters in England between the World Wars. He used an expressively realistic style of drawing and often drew upon Christian subjects.