In this section you can find archival information about Gilbert Spencer, both his life as a painter and teacher. The timeline presents a chronology of key dates during his lifetime, while a more descriptive profile of his life is presented in an extended artist’s profile.

The Spencer family portrait is where you can find background information on the Spencer family, and read about the other notable family members and the family dynamics that existed between them

An artist’s view draws together a collection of quotes and reflections from a range of sources on Gilbert Spencer, to provide a better insight into his character and outlook, and how he was perceived by others.