Lansdown Crescent, Bath by Walter Richard Sickert

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.

Details

Medium:
Oil on board
Dimensions:
35.5 x 25.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£12,000 ( Total: £28,000)
Acquired in:
2003
Vendor:
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.

Provenance

Walter Howarth; a family trust, 1986.

Venue details

Victoria Art Gallery By Pulteney Bridge, BATH Somerset BA2 4AT 01225 477244 www.victoriagal.org.uk

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