Arthur Spooner (painter)

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Nottingham School of Art where Arthur Spooner trained and taught.

Arthur Spooner (1873–1962) was a British painter from Nottingham, England.[1][2]

Spooner was born in Nottingham and trained at the Nottingham School of Art (now part of Nottingham Trent University) in the late 19th century. He later taught landscape and figurative painting there in the early 20th century.[3]

Arthur Spooner was a member of the Nottingham Society of Artists.[4] He painted The Goose Fair, Nottingham in 1926.[3][5] The painting was sold at Christie's in 2004[6] and is displayed in Nottingham Castle.

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  1. ^ "Arthur Spooner (British, 1873–1962): Past Auctions Results". Artnet. Retrieved 20 September 2011.
  2. ^ "Dan Snow explores work of artist Arthur Spooner". BBC News Nottingham. BBC. 27 June 2011. Retrieved 20 September 2011.
  3. ^ a b "Notts treasures: Spooner's Goose Fair". Nottingham: Local History. BBC. May 2009. Retrieved 20 September 2011.
  4. ^ "Arthur Spooner 1873–1962. Founder Member of the Nottingham Society of Artists". Nottingham Society of Artists, UK. 14 March 2010. Archived from the original on 2 April 2012. Retrieved 20 September 2011.
  5. ^ "About 'The Goose Fair Nottingham'". Initial Teacher Education. The National Gallery, London, UK. Retrieved 20 September 2011.
  6. ^ "Arthur Spooner (1873–1962): The Goose Fair, Nottingham". Christie's, London, UK. Retrieved 20 September 2011.