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Portrait of The Hon, Lady Fry

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2011-08-05 19:01:00.0
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2.43 MB
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Digital Media Bank ID: 8914
Description: Portrait of The Hon, Lady Fry. The head and shoulders of Lady Fry, who is lying in bed, are seen inclined at 45 degrees. A small table is placed on the bed left foreground. Dominant are the cream of the bed-linen and the purple- red of the coverlet, wallpaper and the subject's gown woman.
Categories: Timeline/ 1930s, Collections / Fine Art, Collections / Fine Art/ Oil Paintings  

Copyright & Re-use

Credit Line: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Licence: CC BY-SA

Object or Artwork info

Type (of Object or Artwork): Oil Painting
Title (of Artwork / Object): Portrait of The Hon, Lady Fry
Creator (of Artwork / Object): Walter Richard Sickert
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): c1935
Description (Object or Artwork): This painting by Walter Sickert shows a woman lying in bed. The painting was commissioned by Sir Geoffrey Fry. The Hon Alathea Fry was a daughter of Lord Burghclere. The composition, showing the head and shoulders of Lady Fry in a purple-red gown against cream bed-linen, is based on a photograph, specially taken, and which caught the sitter unawares while she was reading the morning papers. The painting can be seen in the background of Marjorie Oliver's painting of Sickert.
Subject tags:
fine art
Other Keywords: oil painting,PCF,lady fry,

File info

Original Filename: fa000093_d01_ab10.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 2.43 MB; 2777 x 2480 pixels; 235 x 210 mm (print at 300 DPI); 735 x 656 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA000093