During his stay in Bath during World War One, Sickert concentrated on painting a few specific places and he was particularly interested in the eastern end of Lansdown Crescent, depicted in this work.
Lansdown Crescent, Bath by Walter Richard Sickert, c. 1917
© Victoria Art Gallery
- Oil on board
- 35.5 x 25.5 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £12,000 ( Total: £28,000)
- Acquired in:
- Private vendor
This version is documented as a study, but its fresh colours and lively, confident brushwork suggest that it was completed on the spot.
Walter Howarth; a family trust, 1986.