Madame Villain was Sickert's landlady-housekeeper in Dieppe from August 1899.
One of Madame Villain's Sons by Walter Richard Sickert, c. 1904
- Oil on canvas
- 40 x 49.9 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £14,000 ( Total: £24,000)
- Acquired in:
The portrait is believed to be of Maurice Villain, who was Sickert's illegitimate son.
Purchased by Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell in the 1920s; brought to Charleston in 1939; Angelica Garnett; Henrietta Garnett; on loan to Charleston since 1998.
Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £11)
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