Tag Archives: Walter Sickert

A Couple of Useful Resources

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m currently doing a Drawing course with the OCA. Last week I spent a significant amount of time trawling through my student blog (The Milkman Goes To College) for any images which I had lifted from … Continue reading

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What is the connection between Jacobus Vrel and William Roberts?

How can there be a connection between a seventeenth century Dutch painter and a twentieth British artist? There are in fact two connections. Firstly, I have only recently discovered both artists. Secondly they are connected by Walter Sickert’s “Miss Earhart’s … Continue reading

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Why is Miss Earhart’s Arrival by Walter Sickert so effective?

The Tate’s website has for its Work of the Week “Miss Earhart’s Arrival” by Walter Sickert to commemorate the eightieth anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s successful solo flight across the Atlantic. Although I’m familiar with some of Sickert’s work, such as … Continue reading

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