The Facade, St Jacques, Dieppe by Walter Richard Sickert

A view of the church of St Jacques as seen from the Grand'rue.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
56 x 48 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,500 ( Total: £3,500)
Acquired in:
1969
Vendor:
Agnew's

The right-hand side of the facade is obscured by houses in the street. Evening sunlight, entering from the left, catches a haze in the sky, the upper part of the facade, and the top storey of the buildings to the left of the church. The rest of the picture, the lower part of the facade and the street before the church, are in shadow; and these subdued tones throw into relief the areas illumined by a golden light.

Venue details

The Whitworth The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester Greater Manchester M15 6ER 0161 275 7450 www.manchester.ac.uk/whitworth

Entry details

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