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Walter Sickert (1860-1942), Painter

Walter Richard Sickert

Sitter associated with 21 portraits
Artist of 8 portraits
Born in Munich of Danish-Irish descent, Sickert intended to be an actor, but attended the Slade School.. He never lost his fascination with musical halls and popular culture. He became pupil and assistant to James McNeill Whistler during which time he met Degas who was an important influence. At the centre of the Fitzroy Street circle from 1907, Sickert was a founding member of the Camden Town Group. His subject matter, ordinary people in everyday lives, caused outrage,. His later paintings were based on photographs and newspaper cuttings.

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3142

Walter Richard Sickert

by Philip Wilson Steer
oil on canvas, published 1894
On display in Room 29 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3142

4761

Walter Richard Sickert

by Jacques-Emile Blanche
oil on canvas, 1898
NPG 4761

2556

The Selecting Jury of the New English Art Club, 1909

by Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen
oil on canvas, 1909
On display in Room 29 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2556

3134

Walter Richard Sickert

by Walter Richard Sickert
oil on canvas, 1935
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3134

3547

Walter Richard Sickert

by Edmond Xavier Kapp
pen and ink, 1940
NPG 3547

P869(21)

Walter Richard Sickert; Thérèse Lessore

by Cecil Beaton
vintage bromide print on white card mount, 15 September 1940
NPG P869(21)

x6589

Walter Richard Sickert

by George Charles Beresford
half-plate glass negative, 1911
NPG x6589

x6590

Walter Richard Sickert

by George Charles Beresford
half-plate glass negative, 1911
NPG x6590

x132944

Walter Richard Sickert

by George Charles Beresford
vintage copy print, 1911
NPG x132944

x132945

Walter Richard Sickert

by George Charles Beresford
vintage copy print, 1911
NPG x132945

x132946

Walter Richard Sickert

by George Charles Beresford
vintage copy print, 1911
NPG x132946

x132947

Walter Richard Sickert

by George Charles Beresford
vintage copy print, 1911
NPG x132947

x74797

Thérèse Lessore; Walter Richard Sickert

by George Woodbine, for Daily Herald
modern bromide print from original negative, 5 March 1934
NPG x74797

x74798

Walter Richard Sickert; Thérèse Lessore

by George Woodbine, for Daily Herald
modern bromide print from original negative, 5 March 1934
NPG x74798

x74799

Walter Richard Sickert; Thérèse Lessore

by George Woodbine, for Daily Herald
modern bromide print from original negative, 5 March 1934
NPG x74799

x74800

Thérèse Lessore; Walter Richard Sickert

by George Woodbine, for Daily Herald
modern bromide print from original negative, 5 March 1934
NPG x74800

x70976

Walter Richard Sickert; Thérèse Lessore

by George Woodbine, for Daily Herald
modern bromide print from original negative, 5 March 1934
NPG x70976

x13288

Walter Richard Sickert

by Edward Drummond Young
print, 1922
NPG x13288

D42260

possibly Walter Richard Sickert

by Powys Evans
pencil on paper, 1920s-1930s
NPG D42260

D1398

Walter Richard Sickert

by (Hewitt) Henry Rayner
etching, 1931
NPG D1398