Collection NameCarline, Richard
Reference Number (click the number to browse all records in this collection)TAM 19A-G
TitleCollection of letters to Richard Carline from Stanley Spencer, Ursula Spencer, Gilbert Spencer, Duncan Grant, Edward Marsh, Mark Gertler and Henry Lamb
Extent34 microfiche
Access StatusOPEN
DescriptionRichard Carline was a painter of landscapes, aerial views and figures using oils and watercolours. This collection contains letters to Carline from his brother-in-law, Stanley Spencer, Stanley's younger brother Gilbert Spencer and members and associates of the Bloomsbury Group.
ArrangementTAM 19A (1-2) from Stanley Spencer 1915
TAM 19B (3-17) from Stanley Spencer 1919-1955
TAM 19C (18-19) from Ursula Spencer 1933-1944
TAM 19D (20-25) from Gilbert Spencer 1927-1943
TAM 19E (26) from Duncan Grant and Edward Marsh 1924
TAM 19F (27-30) from Mark Gertler 1916-1920
TAM 19G (31-34) from Henry Lamb 1920-1931
Finding AidsPaper list available
Related MaterialOther collections with material relating to Richard Carline include TGA 8212, TGA 825, TGA 9213, TGA 8910, TGA 7510.14 and TAV 195AB.
Administrative HistoryRichard Carline was born in 1896 into an artistic family, both his parents were artists as were his brother, Sydney, and sister, Hilda (who married Stanley Spencer in 1925). He studied with his brother at Percyval Tudor-Hart's school and both brothers became war artists. Richard painted the war from the air in France and the Middle East. Sydney Carline became Master of Ruskin School in 1922 but died suddenly of pneumonia in 1929. Richard Carline went on to study in Paris and at the Slade. He exhibited mainly at the NEAC and the Goupil Gallery and had his first solo exhibition in 1931. He exhibited widely in both mixed and solo exhibitions. Richard Carline was active in a number of organisations such as the AIA and the Artists' Refugee Committee and travelled widely in Europe, the Americas and Asia. He died in 1980.
Acquisition SourceLoaned to the Archive for filming by Richard Carline, October 1974.

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