Artistic Dress

Transgressive Fashion in the Victorian Era

Floppy but Manly

I promise, if you read through a bit of exposition, the reason for the title shall become clear. It has been a shamefully long time since I have updated this … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · 3 Comments

A Private View… of Aesthetic Dress

One of my favourite Victorian paintings is a bit of a standalone in that it is not made by one of my favourite painters. Don’t get me wrong, Frith is … Continue reading

February 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

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'Mrs Luke Ionides' by William Blake Richmond, London, 1882. Oil on canvas. Collection of the V&A, Museum no. E.1062-2003. Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund and the Friends of the V&A.

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