Believed to be an exterior view of Vernet's, a Dieppe Cafe-chantant on the quai Henri IV.
O Nuit d'Amour by Walter Richard Sickert, 1922
© Manchester Art Gallery
- Oil on canvas
- 90 x 70 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £12,978 ( Total: £64,904)
- Acquired in:
- D G Hewit
Unusual as seen from outside. Sparkling colours, rich texture and broad application of opaque stains of paint reflect the recent emancipation of Sickert's palette.
Before 1955, Forrest Hewit (1871-1956) of Wilmslow, Cheshire; then by descent to the present owner.