Walter Sickert biography

Walter Sickert

Painting, Visual Artist

1860 – 1942

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Who was Walter Sickert?

Walter Richard Sickert, born in Munich, Germany, was a painter and printmaker who was a member of the Camden Town Group in London. He was an important influence on distinctively British styles of avant-garde art in the 20th century.

Sickert was a cosmopolitan and eccentric who often favoured ordinary people and urban scenes as his subjects. His oeuvre also included portraits of well-known personalities and images derived from press photographs. He is considered a prominent figure in the transition from Impressionism to Modernism.

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Born
May 31, 1860
Munich
Also known as
  • Walter Richard Sickert
Siblings
Spouses
Nationality
  • England
Profession
Education
  • King's College School
  • Slade School of Fine Art
Lived in
  • Munich
Died
Jan 22, 1942
Bath

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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