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Walter Richard Sickert, A.R.A. (1860-1942)
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Walter Richard Sickert, A.R.A. (1860-1942)

Warren Street

Walter Richard Sickert, A.R.A. (1860-1942)
Warren Street
signed with initials 'RD ST.A.R.A.' (lower right) and inscribed 'Warren Street' (lower left)
pencil and watercolour
13 x 9¾ in. (33 x 24.8 cm.)
Executed circa 1916.
Ernest Duveen.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 6 July 1960, lot 13.
with Agnews, London.
Basil Samuel.
with Spink, London.
with Fine Art Society, London, where purchased by the present owner in May 2000.
W. Baron, Sickert, London, 1973, p. 368.
Exhibition catalogue, Walter Sickert, London, Fine Art Society, 2000, p. 28, no. 23, illustrated.
London, Agnews, English Watercolours and Drawings, 88th Annual Exhibition, 1961, no. 172.
London, Fine Art Society, Walter Sickert, May - June 2000, no. 23.
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Sale Room Notice
The present work will be included in Dr Wendy Baron's forthcoming monograph to be published in the autumn of 2006, Sickert: Paintings & Drawings, listed under catalogue number 456.6.

Lot Essay

The present work depicts the interior of Sickert's Warren Street studio, which he probably first took in 1916, and kept during the First World War. There is an oil of the same setting, Resting. The Napoleon III Tobacco Jar, circa 1916 (Baron 357, Kirkcaldy Art Gallery).

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