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Sitwell, Sacheverell, 1897-1988

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1897 - 1988

Sacheverell Sitwell also known as Sir Sacheverell Reresby Sitwell, 6th Baronet was born on November 15, 1897 in Scarborough, England. He was educated at Eton College and Balliol College, Oxford. During World War I, Sitwell served in the British Army with the Grenadier Guards. He was a writer best known as an art critic, music critic (his books on Mozart, Liszt, and Domenico Scarlatti are still consulted), and writer on architecture, particularly the baroque. He became the 6th baronet, inheriting the title when his brother Osbert died in 1969. Sitwell died on October 1, 1988.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

"Theatrical Figures in Porcelain" manuscript

MS-833
 Collection
Identifier: MS-833
Overview "Theatrical Figures in Porcelain." The collection contains a notebook containing the holograph draft of Sacheverell Sitwell's book on German theatrical porcelains of the eighteenth century with accompanying correspondence. A published copy is also included.