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Francis Spear (1902-1979)

Francis Howard Spear was born on 22nd December 1902 in South Norwood, south London.He attended the LCC School of Arts and Crafts (which became the Central School of Arts and Design), he successfully passed Parts 1 and 2 of the Board of Education's Examination in Industrial Design, specialising in stained glass in 1923.While studying at the Central School in 1922, he became pupil-assistant to Martin Travers, the leading English pratitioner of stained glass.Spear won a National Scholarship to the Royal College of Art in 1923, with a chosen specialism stained glass.Francis Spear is an important, though not now well-know, figure in twentieth century English stained glass. His working career covers 50 years, from 1922 when he began working with Martin Travers, to 1972, when he ceased teaching at Reigate School of Art.During his career, he designed some notable windows, and a short list would include his earliest window, at Warwick School (19

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St George and the Dragon, circa 1942
Francis Spear
St George and the Dragon, circa 1942  For sale
£350
Armchair, circa 1930
Francis Spear
Armchair, circa 1930  For sale
£975
Saint Francis. circa 1940
Francis Spear
Saint Francis. circa 1940  For sale
£275
Christ the saviour
Francis Spear
Christ the saviour  For sale
£300
Design for glass stained window
Francis Spear
Design for glass stained window  For sale
£700
For the further glory of God's House
Francis Spear
For the further glory of God's House  For sale
£950
St Mathew, St Mark, St Luke St. John
Francis Spear
St Mathew, St Mark, St Luke St. John  For sale
£650
Girl with Eye's Shut 1925
Francis Spear
Girl with Eye's Shut 1925  For sale
£1050
The artist's Mother sowing
Francis Spear
The artist's Mother sowing  For sale
£1070
Discarded shoes, ca. 1925
Francis Spear
Discarded shoes, ca. 1925  For sale
£430
Stream and Haystacks, 1933
Francis Spear
Stream and Haystacks, 1933  For sale
£475
Saint Michael Killing Satan
Francis Spear
Saint Michael Killing Satan  For sale 
St. George and the Dragon, 1941
Francis Spear
St. George and the Dragon, 1941  For sale 
Martyr Soldier, 1941
Francis Spear
Martyr Soldier, 1941  For sale 
Christ Derided, Nov 1942
Francis Spear
Christ Derided, Nov 1942  For sale 
Design for Stained Glass Window, 1932
Francis Spear
Design for Stained Glass Window, 1932  For sale 
The Artist's Boots, 1932
Francis Spear
The Artist's Boots, 1932  For sale 
RCA Sketch 'The Little Manor Farm'
Francis Spear
RCA Sketch 'The Little Manor Farm'  For sale 
Woman scrubbing doorstep, mid 1924
Francis Spear
Woman scrubbing doorstep, mid 1924  For sale 
Design for Stained Glass Panel
Francis Spear
Design for Stained Glass Panel "The...  Sold 
From Reculver Towers
Francis Spear
From Reculver Towers  Sold 
Reculver
Francis Spear
Reculver  Sold 
Stream and Haystacks
Francis Spear
Stream and Haystacks  Sold