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

'48

Details
Walter Richard Sickert, A.R.A. (1860-1942)
'48
signed and dated 'Sickert 30' (lower right) and inscribed 'After Francesco Sargent' (lower left)
oil on canvas
30 x 30 in. (76.2 x 76.2 cm.)
Provenance
Robert Emmons, and by descent to the present owner.
Literature
Exhibition catalogue, English Echoes: A Series of Paintings by Richard Sickert, A.R.A., London, Leicester Galleries, 1931, no. 3, illustrated.
T.W. Earp, 'Richard Sickert: English Echoes', Apollo, London, 13 June 1931, p. 344, illustrated.
W. Baron, Sickert: Paintings and Drawings, London, 2006, p. 507, no. 615, dated circa 1930-31.
Exhibited
London, Leicester Galleries, English Echoes: A Series of Paintings by Richard Sickert, A.R.A., May 1931, no. 3.
Boston, Institute of Modern Art, catalogue not traced.
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Lot Essay

This painting, also known as La Commune, depicts La Porte St Denis, Paris, during an insurrection on 23 June 1848, when barricades were erected by disenchanted workers. Sickert painted contemporary views of the same location (W. Baron, no. 538).

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