Girl in a Green Dress
Sir William Orpen, KBE, RA, RHA (1878-1931)
Oil on canvas
H91.4 x W 71.1 cm
UCL Art Museum, London
Accession no. LDUCS: PC5523
Head Painting, First Prize
Orpen distinguished himself from other artists very early on. The light effect is very good here. Green dresses seem to have had a particular attraction for artists in the later nineteenth century.
Text and formatting by Jacqueline Banerjee, with caption material from Art UK.
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