Walter Sickert

1860 - 1942

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Walter Richard Sickert (31 May 1860 – 22 January 1942) was a German-born British painter and printmaker who was a member of the Camden Town Group of Post-Impressionist artists in early 20th-century London. He was an important influence on distinctively British styles of avant-garde art in the mid- and late 20th century. Sickert was a cosmopolitan and eccentric who often favoured ordinary people and urban scenes as his subjects. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walter Sickert has received more than 663,853 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Walter Sickert is the 688th most popular painter (up from 739th in 2019), the 1,870th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,804th in 2019) and the 68th most popular German Painter.

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Among painters, Walter Sickert ranks 688 out of 1,428Before him are Tommaso da Modena, Tadeusz Kantor, Agnolo Gaddi, Evelyn De Morgan, Andrea Sacchi, and George Stubbs. After him are Domenico Fetti, Hendrick ter Brugghen, Antoine Wiertz, Nicolas de Staël, Hans Gude, and Fede Galizia.

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Among people born in 1860, Walter Sickert ranks 50Before him are Michel Zevaco, Lizzie Borden, Princess Elisabeth of Thurn and Taxis, Eugen Goldstein, William Bates, and Eleonore Reuss of Köstritz. After him are Sergey Sazonov, Sunanda Kumariratana, Christen C. Raunkiær, Grand Duke Dmitry Konstantinovich of Russia, Louis Wain, and Friedrich Naumann. Among people deceased in 1942, Walter Sickert ranks 75Before him are Heinz Hitler, Lauri Kristian Relander, Miguel Hernández, Alfred Flatow, Alois Eliáš, and Augustinas Voldemaras. After him are Avraham Stern, Karel Doorman, Mikhail Nesterov, Wilbur Scoville, Leonid Kulik, and Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Walter Sickert ranks 1,870 out of 5,289Before him are Johann Karl Wilhelm Illiger (1775), Otto Braun (1900), Heinz Jost (1904), Ludwig Klages (1872), Friedrich Loeffler (1852), and Christian I, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg (1568). After him are Anna of Brandenburg (1487), Carl Ludwig Blume (1796), Willi Münzenberg (1889), Theodor Lipps (1851), Margravine Louise Charlotte of Brandenburg (1617), and Otto von Lossow (1868).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Walter Sickert ranks 68Before him are Felix Nussbaum (1904), Anton von Werner (1843), Andreas Achenbach (1815), Hans Hartung (1904), Albert Bierstadt (1830), and Franz Anton Maulbertsch (1724). After him are Philipp Veit (1793), Jacob Philipp Hackert (1737), Heinrich Aldegrever (1502), Ludolf Bakhuizen (1630), Sigmar Polke (1941), and Govert Flinck (1615).