Art Term

Camden Town Group

The Camden Town Group were a British post-impressionist group founded by Walter Sickert in London in 1911

Spencer Gore
The Cinder Path (1912)

Artists associated with the Camden Town Group painted realist scenes of city life and some landscape in a range of post-impressionist styles.

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.

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Selected artists in the collection

Selected artworks in the collection

The Camden Town Group at Tate