Sickert, Walter Richard (1860-1942), 'The Acting Manager', Etching, 1884

'The Acting Manager', Etching, 1884

£12,000.00

Portrait of Helen Couper-Black, the manager of the D'Oyly Carte Theatre Company, secretary and subsequently second wife to Richard D'Oyly Carte. After Carte's death in 1901 she became the manager of the Savoy theatre where she retained the role until 1909.

Sickert submitted an impression of this work as his Diploma print upon his election as Fellow to the Society of Painters-Etchers on 30 March 1887.

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Image/Plate Size 236 x 235 mm
Paper Size 265 x 260 mm
References Bromberg 52; Troyen 24
Collections The Art Institute of Chicago; William Morris Gallery; British Museum

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