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Jack The Ripper's Handiwork on Display in Albuquerque?

By John Millington [ Sun May 16 2010 8:00 AM ]
Walter Sickert, 1911
Photo by George Charles Beresford (public domain)
Walter Sickert, 1911

(Please excuse the question mark in the headline, but I'm not going to take chances with British libel law, despite my faith in the impressively named Lord Chief Justice Lord Judge.

What was I talking about .. impressive names? No wait: impressionists!)

This Sunday through August 8, the Albuquerque Museum is showing Turner to Cézanne, a collection which includes many impressionist paintings. Among these is a Venetian scene titled “Palazzo Eleanora Duse” by Walter Sickert. Crime novelist-turned-Ripperologist Patricia Cornwell says that Sickert was Jack the Ripper! Was he?