Stanley Spencer & Bedales
Catalogue for "Sir Stanley Spencer, R.A. 1891-1959 A Collection of Paintings and Drawings', Piccadilly Gallery, London 1978
"In 1920 he went to live with the Slessers at Bourne End. They were among a number of patrons who bought his work at this period. He also stayed with Henry Lamb at Durweston in Dorset, and with Muirhead Bone at Steep near Petersfield. He was to paint pictures for a Memorial Hall at Steep, and for Bedales school (Nos 17/19); both projects fell through."
There are three pictures listed in the catalogue related to the school:
18 The Music Rehearsal, circa 1921* Pencil & Wash 50 x 41.5
19 Music Lesson at Bedales circa 1921. Lupton hall pews clearly visible.
Private Collection, London
There were at least two more drawings in this series .