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Creator Walter Richard Sickert, 1860–1942, British
Title The Camden Town Murder, or What Shall We Do for the Rent?
Alternate Title(s) The Camden Town Murder
The Camden Town Murder (also known as What Shall We Do about the Rent?)
Date ca. 1908
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 10 1/16 x 14 inches (25.6 x 35.6 cm) Frame: 17 1/8 x 21 x 3 inches (43.5 x 53.3 x 7.6 cm)
Signed, lower right: "Sickert"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Accession Number B1979.37.1
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
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Subject Terms bed | brushstrokes | costume | death | historical subject | Impressionist | interior | man | murder | nude | prostitute | wallpaper | woman
Place Represented Camden | Camden Town | England | Greater London | United Kingdom

Julia Marciari-Alexander, This other Eden, paintings from the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1998, p. 174, no. 71, ND1314.3 Y36 1998 (YCBA)

John Baskett, Paul Mellon's legacy, a passion for British art : masterpieces from the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, p. 32, fig. 5, N5220 M552 P38 2007 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977-1986, Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1986, pp. 9, 19, no. 51, fig. 11, N590.2 A7 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Luke Herrmann, Nineteenth century British painting, Giles de la Mare, London, 2000, p. 391, no. 237, ND467 H47 2000 (YCBA)

Richard Shone, Walter Sickert, Phaidon, Oxford, 1988, pl. 38, NJ18 Si12 S56 (YCBA)

Robert Upstone, Modern painters, the Camden Town Group, Tate Publishing, London, 2008, no. 68, ND468.5.C35 M63 2008 + (YCBA)

Lisa Tickner, Modern life & modern subjects, British art in the early twentieth century, Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn., 2000, no. 8, ND468 T53 2000 (YCBA)

Lucien Pissarro, Lucien Pissarro et le post-impressionisme anglais, Harold Gilman, Spencer F. Gore, Lucien Pissarro, Walter R. Sickert : Musâee de Pontoise, 28 novembre 1998-7 mars 1999, Chãateau-Musâee de Dieppe, 27 mars 1999-6 juin 1999, Musée de Pontoise, Pontoise, France, 1998, NJ18 P681 L83 1008 (YCBA)

Brian Allen, Towards a modern art world, Vol. 1, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, 1995, fig. 34, N6420 T68 1995 (YCBA)

Colin Wiggins, Post-impressionism, Dorling Kindersley, London New York, 1993, p. 51, ND547.5 P6 W54 1993 (YCBA)

Sickert paintings, Royal Academy of Arts, London & New Haven, 1992, no. 69, NJ18 Si12 B372 1992 (YCBA)

British Modernist art, 1905-1930, November 14, 1987-January 9, 1988., Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York, N.Y., 1987, pp. 8-9, 43, no. 37, N6768.5 M63 B75 1987 (YCBA)

Charles Harrison, English art and modernism, 1900-1939, Allen Lane, London Indiana University Press, 1981, p. 351, no. 21, N6768 H37 1981 (YCBA)

Wendy Baron, The Camden Town Group, Scholar Press, London, 1979, pp. 278-79, 281, no. 106, ND468.5 C35 B376 + (YCBA)

Wendy Baron, Sickert, Phaidon, London, 1973, pp. 108, 348, no. 269, fig. 192, NJ18 Si12 B37 + OVERSIZE (YCBA)

In honor of Paul Mellon, collector and benefactor, Essays, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC & Hanover, NH, 1986, p. 264, fig. 5, N7442.2 M455 1986 (YCBA)

W. Archer, Walter Sickert: The High and the Low, Apollo, Vol. 104, No.173, July 1976, pp. 73-74, N1 A54 + (YCBA)

Rebecca Daniels, Walter Sickert: London, Burlington Magazine, vol. 150, January 2008, p. 45-6, N1 B87 + (YCBA) , Available online through JSTOR

Rebecca Daniels, Walter Sickert and Urban Realism, Ordinary Life and Tragedy in Camden Town, British Art Journal, vol. 3, no. 2, Spring 2002, pp. 58-69, N6761 B74 + (YCBA)

James Merlin Ingli, London and Amsterdam Sickert, Burlington Magazine, v. 135,n0.1080, March 1993, pp. 231-33, N1 B87 + (YCBA) , Available online in JSTOR.

D. Corbett, Gross Material Facts: Sexuality, Identity and the City in Walter Sickert, Art History, v. 21, March 1998, pp. 45-64, N1 A75 (YCBA) , Also available online (Orbis).

David Bindman, The History of British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Conn., 2008, pp. 85-86 (v.3), fig. 54, N6761 H57 2008 + Oversize (YCBA)

Jon Shirland, The Pill in the Jam of Modern Art, Masculinity, Visual Pleasure and Social Positioning in Walter Sickert's Camden Town Murder Series, Object, no. 2, 1999 2000, p. 58, fig. 7, N7475 )35 (YCBA)

Richard Cork, The Very Painting of Our Fear, Walter Sickert's short-lived obsession with death and the "gross-material facts", TLS, the Times Literary Supplement, Issue no. 5293, September 10, 2004, p. 17, Film S748 (SML) , Also Available Online in TLS Historical Archive

Timothy Hyman, Sickert's Evasive Blur, from the fudged feature to a weird discovery, TLS, the Times Literary Supplement, Issue no. 4683, January 1, 1983, p. 14, Film S748 (SML) , Also Available Online in TLS Historical Archive

Duncan Robinson, Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977 - 1986, , Burlington Magazine, vol. 128, October 1986, pp. 9, 19, no. 51, fig. 11, N1 B87 128:3 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Edwardian opulence, British art at the dawn of the twentieth century, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2013, p. 357, cat. no. 95, N6768 .E39 2013 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Samuel Shaw, Narrative and Anti-Narrative [Website], Accessed March 2, 2016, p. 7 of 13, Avaialble Online ,

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