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.

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  • Text and formatting by Jacqueline Banerjee, with caption material from Art UK.

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