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Ennui by Walter Richard Sickert

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Duration: 0:03:23 | Added: 23 Jan 2017
On Viginia Woolf's interpretation of Walter Sickert's painting of Ennui.

Virginia Woolf, the famous author, wrote an essay 'Walter Sickert: a conversation' on the painting of Ennui by Walter Richard Sickert in 1933. Woolf describes how she imagines the characters in the painting as an old publican, 'with his glass on the table before him and a cigar at his lips.' With Professor Dame Hermione Lee, English Literature, University of Oxford.
Object number: WA1940.1.92

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