One of Madame Villain's Sons by Walter Richard Sickert

Madame Villain was Sickert's landlady-housekeeper in Dieppe from August 1899.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
40 x 49.9 cm
Art Fund grant:
£14,000 ( Total: £24,000)
Acquired in:
2002
Vendor:
Anonymous

The portrait is believed to be of Maurice Villain, who was Sickert's illegitimate son.

Provenance

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.

Venue details

Charleston near Firle, LEWES East Sussex BN8 6LL 01323 811 265 www.charleston.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £11)

1 Mar – Sun 29 Oct

House and Garden
Wed – Sat, 12pm ​– 5pm, last entry 4pm (Jul - Aug, 11.30am - 5.30pm, last entry 4.30pm)
Sun & Bank Holiday Mondays, 12pm ​– 5.00pm, last entry 4.00pm
 
Shop, Café and Garden open a hour before the House 

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