Artist Birthday 31st May 1860
Walter Richard Sickert was born in Munich Germany on 31st May 1860
His family moved to London where he eventually set up as a painter, his love was to paint the urban scenes so he set up shop in the urban environment, Richard also new Edward Degas who advised him to paint in the studio.
Richard was a member of the Camden Town Group and was involved in the British style avant-garde of the 20th century.
Richard died in Bath on 22nd January 1942.