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The Blue Dress, by Steer

Image attached to PD.184-1975

An image of The Blue Dress. Steer, Philip Wilson (British, 1860-1942). Oil on canvas, height, canvas, 91.5 cm, width, canvas, 70.5 cm; height, frame, 109.5 cm, width, frame, 89.5 cm, depth, frame, 8.5 cm, 1892. Though dated 1892, the picture appears to have been started in 1891. Production Note: The sitter was a well-known model named Rose Pettigrew, much employed by Steer.

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The Blue Dress. Steer, Philip Wilson (British, 1860-1942). Oil on canvas, height, canvas, 91.5 cm, width, canvas, 70.5 cm; height, frame, 109.5 cm, width, frame, 89.5 cm, depth, frame, 8.5 cm, 1892. Though dated 1892, the picture appears to have been started in 1891. Production Note: The sitter was a well-known model named Rose Pettigrew, much employed by Steer.

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  • Accession Number: PD.184-1975
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/13.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 797 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 662.45kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 13/1
  • Captured: 2015:01:08 14:40:23

Key words

19th Century blue blue dress British direct gaze dress English fashion fashionable female Fitz_PDP gaze lady oil on canvas painting Philip Wilson Steer portraits Rose Pettigrew seated sitter sitting Steer Victorian woman

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