Old Man’s Head

Sichel, Ernest Leopold

Born in Bradford, Ernest Sichel was a contemporary of William Rothenstein, another Bradford artist. A Bradford-born Jewish artist, the son of a manufacturer from Frankfurt am Main, Sichel studied at the Slade School of Art. He was an artist, sculptor and modeller. From 1891, Sichel exhibited his work at the Royal Academy and the New English Art Club. At some time between 1885 and 1890 he returned to Bradford, where he lived and worked until his death in 1941. Old Man’s Head, in coloured chalks, was bought by the LACF in 1924.

Drawing

Sichel

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