O Nuit d'Amour by Walter Richard Sickert

Believed to be an exterior view of Vernet's, a Dieppe Cafe-chantant on the quai Henri IV.


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.

Venue details

Manchester Art Gallery Mosley Street, MANCHESTER Greater Manchester M2 3JL 0161 235 8888 www.manchesterartgallery.org

Entry details

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