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Walter Richard Sickert

[British Camden Town Group Painter, 1860-1942]

• Relationships: Husband of the painter Thérèse Lessore (she was his third wife).
Brother of Bernard Sickert.
Studied under James McNeill Whistler.
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Was British painter Walter Sickert "Jack the Ripper"?
 •Oct 29, 2002: Crime novelist Patricia Cornwell has DNA evidence suggestive that Sickert was the Ripper...
 •Aug 8, 2002: Interview with Patricia Cornwell, who is convinced he was the killer...
Cornwell has torn up at least one painting in a quest for forensic evidence.
 •Dec 8, 2001: Cornwell accused of "monstrous stupidity" in destroying painting...
(Illustrated with one of Sickert's dark paintings)
 •Sickert spoke of a Masonic conspiracy behind the killings...
 •Long essay on Sickert from the website Casebook: Jack the Ripper...


    Walter Richard Sickert Works Online    
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Original works by Walter Richard Sickert available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
The Horses of St Mark's, Venice, 1905-06

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
2 drawings online

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
St Mark's, Venice, 1901-02

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum PHAROS Website, Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
A French Kitchen

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
Artworks in the museum's collections database

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
4 works online by Sickert

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
Venetian Woman (Blackmail), 1903

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Beaverbrook Art Gallery, New Brunswick

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Charleston, the country home of the Bloomsbury Group, East Sussex, England

Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
22 works by or related to the artist

Dublin City Gallery | The Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland   NEW!

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland
A Shop in Dieppe, ca.1886-88

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota
Portrait of Rear Admiral Lumsden, C.I.E., C.V.O., 1927-28

Museo d'Arte della Città di Ravenna, Italy
Fille venitienne allongée (Scroll down to the bottom of the page)

Museo d'Arte della Città di Ravenna, Italy
L'Eglise Saint-Jacques à Dieppe (Scroll down to the bottom of the page)

Museum of London, UK
Summer afternoon, ca.1908-09

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
3 works online

National Museums Liverpool, UK
Bathers, Dieppe

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
William Maxwell Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook

New Art Gallery, Walsall, England
San Marco, Venice

Norwich Museums, England

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
Whistler's studio, ca.1918

The Faringdon Collection at Buscot Park, Oxfordshire, UK
Portrait of the 2nd Lord Faringdon

The Hepworth Wakefield, England
Ethel Sands descending the staircase at Newington, ca.1920

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid   NEW!
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)

University of Aberdeen Marischal Museum, Scotland
The Milkman

Victoria Art Gallery, Bath, England

Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
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Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
Over the Mews, watercolor, ca.1916-18

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Quite a few works online

D'Outre Manche Database of British Art in French Public Collections

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bert Christensen's Cyberspace Home

Bert Christensen's Cyberspace Home

California State University WorldImages Database

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  
Old Bedford, 1895
The Bathers, Dieppe, 1902
Lazarus Breaks his Fast, 1927

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Miscellaneous Sites:
British Council Arts Group

Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

UK Government Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Walter Richard Sickert  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

"Cornwell v. Sickert: Portrait of the Artist as a Serial Killer"

London Review of Books
Review of an exhibition of Sickert's Venetian pictures at the Dulwich Picture Gallery

The London Evening Standard
"England's first Bohemian", 2007 article by Brian Sewell

The London Evening Standard
"Sickert in Venice as you've never seen it before", 2009 article by Brian Sewell

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Portrait Of A Killer: Jack The Ripper - Case Closed

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Sickert: Paintings

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Walter Sickert: Prints: A Catalogue Raisonne

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