Nicked: Stanley Spencer painting

May 1 2012

Image of Nicked: Stanley Spencer painting

Picture: BBC

From BBC News:

A painting by the eccentric English artist Sir Stanley Spencer has been stolen from an art gallery in Berkshire. Police said a window was smashed at the Stanley Spencer Gallery in High Street, Cookham at 01:00 BST on Sunday evening.

The thief took the painting entitled Cookham from Englefield (dated 1948) by the artist once dubbed 'the divine fool of British art'. The painting is privately owned and had been loaned to the gallery.

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