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The Integrity of Belgium

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ArtistWalter Richard Sickert (1860-1942)
TitleThe Integrity of Belgium
MediumOil on canvas
ProvenancePurchased from the artist by J. L. Rayner; by descent; sold through Phillips, London, on 5 November 1991 (Lot 29); from which sale purchased by the Government Art Collection
Exhibition'War Relief Exhibition in aid of The Red Cross and St. John Ambulance Society and the Artists' General Benevolent Institution', Royal Academy, London, 8 January to February 1915 (catalogue number 210); XXVIIth Biennale, British Pavilion, Venice, 1930 (catalogue number 20); 'Sickert: Paintings', Royal Academy, London 20 November 1992 to 14 February 1993, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam 25 February to 31 May 1993; 'The Bitter Truth...', Altes Museum, Berlin, June to August 1994, Barbican Art Gallery, London, September to December 1994; 'Art In Exile, Flanders, Wales & the First World War', Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Gent, Belgium, 12/1 - 17/3/2002, Hannema-de Stuersfundatie, Heino, Netherlands, 30/3 - 2/6/2002, National Museum & Gallery, Cardiff, 22 June to 15 September 2002; 'The Edwardians: Secrets & Desires', National Gallery of Australia, Canberra 12/3 - 14/6/2004, Art Gallery of South Australia 9 July to 12 September 2004; ‘Government Art Collection: Selected by Cornelia Parker: Richard of York Gave Battle in Vain’, Whitechapel Gallery, London 16 September to 4 December 2011; ‘Revealed: Government Art Collection’, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery 17 November 2012 to 24 February 2013, Ulster Museum, Belfast 15 March to 9 June 2013; 'A Richer Dust: The Great War in Portraits', National Portrait Gallery, London, 27 February to 9 June 2014
Dimensionsheight: 92.50 cm, width: 71.50 cm
Inscriptionbl: Sickert. 1914.
AcquisitionPurchased from Phillips, 5 November 1991
LocationUK, London, HM Treasury, 1 Horse Guards Road
GAC number16778

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