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i have a beautiful drawing  of a mother  and baby the tag on the back said  mother/child on it  and the artist signed  spencer.  i have found  a similar one  under irene spencer, however mine is more  charcoal it appears.   i would love to know more about the drawing  the woman and child in the drawing  and the artist.  any help is appreciated.   have a beautiful day

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Hi Christina, there is a Stanley Spencer (1891 - 1959) who made some mother and child sketches in pencil, which are abstract to say the least http://www.mutualart.com/Artwork/A-mother-and-child-in-a-garden---a-sketc/91B8B4 . There is Eric Spencer Macky (1880 - 1958) who has made several mother and child graphite sketches pictured here http://search3.famsf.org:8080/view.shtml?record=18921 . I will continue to look for other Spencer mother and child works, and will get back to you if I find something that might help you.

For a more concrete answer, I recommend contacting Christies http://christies.com/ or Sothebys http://www.sothebys.com/ auction houses. You can also take it to a Bonham's Valuation Day if there is one near where you live http://www.bonhams.com/cgi-bin/public.sh/pubweb/publicSite.r?sContinent=EUR&scre .

Best of luck to you, Christina, and have a wonderful day!

Sincerely,

Andrew Evans

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Experienced in selling, appraising and judging authenticity of signed original prints and unique works of fine art. Concentration on Picasso lithographs; Rembrandt etchings; Edgar Degas drawings; Calder lithographs; Miro; Durer woodcuts; Marc Chagall lithographs; Renoir etchings; Toulouse Lautrec lithographs; Vasarely; Warhol silk screens; Henry Moore sculptures.

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