Ernest SICHEL 1862–1941
Painter of figures, portraits and still life, sculptor and silversmith, also pastellist. Born 27 June 1862 in Bradford, son of a manufacturer from Frankfurt-am-Main. Studied at the Slade School under Legros from 1877 to 1879, and afterwards under J. M. Swan. Exhibited at the R.A. from 1885 and the N.E.A.C. from 1891. Returned to Bradford between 1885 and 1890, where he worked until his death 21 March 1941. A memorial exhibition was held at Bradford 1941.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II