The group is named after the seedy district of north London where Walter Sickert had lived in the 1890s (and again from 1907). Sickert’s series of Camden Town nudes and his paintings of alienated couples in interiors, such as Ennui, are his outstanding contribution to Camden Town art.
Camden Town Group
The Camden Town Group were a British post-impressionist group founded by Walter Sickert in London in 1911
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Modern Painters: Sickert's famous dictum heralded a move towards a gritty realism in British painting