Ennui

Description
The “Ennui” compositions are among Sickert’s best known works. Virginia Woolf made “Ennui” the focus of an essay which she wrote on the occasion of a retrospective of his work at Agnew’s in 1933. The woman is known as “Marie”.
Accession Loan No.
191/1992
Collection Class
Prints
Medium
etching on paper
Common Name
Ennui
Simple Name
print
Full Name
Ennui
Dimensions
image height 226 mm; image length 164 mm; total sheet height 361 mm; total sheet length 261 mm
Production Person Surname
Sickert; Sickert; Brown
Production Person Initials
Walter Richard; Walter Richard; Ernest
Period Classification
World War I (1914-1918)
Production Date
c 1916
Production Year Low
1915
Production Year High
1917
Production Town
London; London; London
Production Country
England; England; England
Family Group

Inscription / Transcription
Published by Ernest Brown & Phillips at the Leicester Galleries; ENNUI

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