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Creator:
Walter Richard Sickert, 1860–1942, British, born in Germany
Title:

Sketch for Dieppe Sands

Date:
ca. 1919
Medium:
Pen and black ink, pen and red ink, and graphite on medium, smooth, cream wove paper laid onto card
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 5/8 x 10 3/4 inches (19.4 x 27.3 cm) and Mount: 12 1/8 x 15 1/8 inches (30.8 x 38.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "sky [rollover] | pale blue faint | silvery sea"; in brown ink, upper right: "red fringe on umbrella"; in brown ink and graphite, lower left: "shi[...]e in shadow cool local colours | in sun [con...] orange shines when ink marks main ground reddish" in brown ink, lower center: "woman cream skirt | white hat | dark blue [hamper] | [bags] arm"; in graphite, lower right: "50"; numerical notations throughout

signed in red ink, lower right: "Sickert"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Joseph F. McCrindle, Yale LLB 1948
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B1984.31.20
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beach | figures | grid (layout feature) | landscape | leisure | seashore | study (visual work) | umbrella
Associated Places:
Dieppe | Europe | France | Haute-Normandie | Seine-Maritime, Département de la
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9473
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