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The Acting Manager

A work made of etching with plate tone in brown on cream wove paper.
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  • A work made of etching with plate tone in brown on cream wove paper.




Walter Richard Sickert
British, 1860-1942

About this artwork

In this etching Helen Lenoir, who later married Richard D’Oyly Carte, is shown at her desk at the Savoy Theatre.


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Walter Richard Sickert


The Acting Manager


United Kingdom (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1884


Etching with plate tone in brown on cream wove paper


Image, trimmed within platemark: 22.8 × 22.4 cm (9 × 8 7/8 in.); Sheet: 23.8 × 23.4 cm (9 3/8 × 9 1/4 in.)

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Meg and Mark Hausberg Fund

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