The Icknield Way  1912

by Spencer Gore

Spencer Gore's 'The Icknield Way' is a landscape of preternatural luminosity and compaction, which bears the stylistic imprint of Cezanne inflected by the more expressive accents of van Gogh and Gauguin. Lozenge-like simplifications of natural forms, particularly visible in the trees and clouds, unify the composition. The ensuing dynamic is both agitated and stable. Gore c...
63.4 x 76.2 cm
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of the Art Gallery of New South Wales