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Café concert at Vernet's, Dieppe: PD.24-1998

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Café concert at Vernet's, Dieppe


Draughtsman: Sickert, Walter Richard



Measurements and weight

Height: 348 mm
Width: 230 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1998) by Coombe, D.E.


Production date: AD 1920


A study for Sickert's painting, dated 1920, in an English private collection (Wendy Baron, 'Sickert', 1973, no. 397, fig. 275). Baron records two further drawings related to this painting, in the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, and in an English private collection, although she notes that the early exhibition catalogue suggest that further drawings and paintings of Vernet's must exist.

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Materials used in production

Writing paper
Red ink
Brown ink

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite and brown ink on lined (?writing) paper, squared up in red ink

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: W.S.
  • Location: Lower half of sheet, see complete inscription below
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1920
  • Location: Lower half of sheet, see complete inscription below
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Type: Date
  • Text: To Mrs Hunter / Souvenir du bout du quai / Dieppe 1920 / son très dévoué W.S. / green gold / ... black ground ... / with autumn leaves / c'est pour cacher leur main sales ... des ... blancs
  • Location: Lower half of sheet
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.24-1998
Primary reference Number: 13597
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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