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PROPERTY FROM THE MINNEAPOLIS INSTITUTE OF ART - SOLD TO BENEFIT FUTURE ACQUISITIONS

Walter Richard Sickert, A.R.A.
PORTRAIT OF REAR ADMIRAL WALTER LUMSDEN, C.I.E., C.V.O.
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PROPERTY FROM THE MINNEAPOLIS INSTITUTE OF ART - SOLD TO BENEFIT FUTURE ACQUISITIONS

Walter Richard Sickert, A.R.A.
PORTRAIT OF REAR ADMIRAL WALTER LUMSDEN, C.I.E., C.V.O.
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Details & Cataloguing

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Walter Richard Sickert, A.R.A.
1860 - 1942
PORTRAIT OF REAR ADMIRAL WALTER LUMSDEN, C.I.E., C.V.O.

Provenance

Savile Gallery, London, 1929
Mark Oliver, London
Thomas Agnew and Sons, London
Acquired from the above by the Minneapolis Institute of Arts in December 1964, through the John R. Van Derlip Fund

Exhibited

London, Royal Academy, The Exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts, 7th May - 11th August 1928, cat. no.652; 
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Carnegie Institute, International Exhibition, 1931, cat. no.257, illustrated; 
London, Thomas Agnew and Sons, Walter Sickert, 1933, cat. no.43;
Liverpool, Walker Art Gallery, Autumn Exhibition, 10th October 1935 - 4th January 1936, cat. no.86;
London, Arts Council of Great Britain, Second Anthology Exhibition, 1951, cat. no.113;
London, Thomas Agnew and Sons, Sickert, Centenary Exhibition of Pictures from Private Collections, 15th March - 14th April 1960, cat. no.51;
London, Tate, Sickert, Paintings and Drawings, 18th May - 19th June 1960, cat. no.163, with tour to Southampton Art Gallery, Southampton, and Bradford City Art Gallery, Bradford; 
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 17th August 1972 - 9th July 1973 (on loan from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, details untraced);
London, Hayward Gallery, Late Sickert - Paintings 1927 to 1942, 18th November 1981 - 31st January 1982, cat. no.10, p.93, illustrated back cover, with tour to Sainsbury Centre for the Visual Arts, University of East Anglia, Norwich, and Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton.

Literature

Robert Emmons, The Life and Opinions of Walter Richard Sickert, London, 1943, pp.210, 212;
'Sickert's in Private Collections', Connoisseur, CXLV, April 1960, p.205, illustrated;
Lillian Browse, Walter Sickert, London, Rupert-Hart Davis, 1960, p.41;
Denys Sutton, 'The Paradoxes of W. R. Sickert', Connoisseur Year Book, 1961, pp.52-56;
'Important Portrait in Minneapolis', Today's Art, 1st February 1965, p.16;
M. L. D'Otrange Mastai, 'The Connoisseur in America', Connoisseur, CLVIII, March  1965, p.210, illustrated;
Wendy Dimson, 'A Sickert Portrait of an Admiral - Acquisitions of Works of Art by Museums and Galleries', Burlington Magazine Supplement, vol. CVII, no.742, January 1965, pp.53-54, illustrated p.52;
Catalogue of European Paintings in The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, 1970, p.84, cat. no.41, illustrated p.85;
Wendy Baron, Walter Sickert, London, Phaidon, 1973, pp.173-174, 380, cat. no.402, illustrated fig.277;
Richard Shone, Walter Sickert, Oxford, Phaidon, 1988, p.114; 
Wendy Baron and Richard Shone, Sickert, New Haven and London, Yale University Press, 1992, p.51, illustrated fig.63;
Wendy Baron, Walter Sickert: Paintings and Drawings, New Haven and London, Yale University Press, 2006, cat. no.686, pp.521-522, illustrated.

Catalogue Note

We are grateful to Dr Wendy Baron for her kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work. 

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