Niles Spencer

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Niles Spencer
Niles Spencer by Yasuo Kuniyoshi c. 1921.jpg
Spencer c.1921
Born(1893-05-16)16 May 1893.
Died15 May 1952(1952-05-15) (aged 58)
EducationRhode Island School of Design
OccupationArtist (painter)

Niles Spencer (16 May 1893 – 15 May 1952)[1] was an American painter of the Precisionist School who specialized in depicting urban and industrial landscapes. His works are in the permanent collections of several major museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and MoMA.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ Marter, Joan M. (ed.) (2011). "Spencer, Niles". The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art, Vol. 1, pp. 523–524. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0195335791
  2. ^ Devree, Howard (27 June 1954). "Spencer Revalued". New York Times. Retrieved 24 September 2018 (subscription required).
  3. ^ Morgan, Ann Lee (ed.) (2007). "Spencer, Niles". The Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists, pp. 457–458. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0198029551
  4. ^ Kramer, Hilton (12 February 1966). "Art: Retrospective for Niles Spencer". New York Times. Retrieved 24 September 2018 (subscription required).

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