Philip Wilson Steer's The Swiss Alps at the Earl's Court Exhibition
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The Swiss Alps at the Earl's Court Exhibition 
Philip Wilson Steer -- English Artist
Tate Gallery, London Oil on canvas 
Oil on canvas 
64.1 x 76.2 cm
Purchased 1942, N05375
Jpg: Tate Gallery
From: Tate Gallery Display Caption (16-Sep-2002)

The Earl’s Court Exhibition of 1887 
was the first of four, devoted in turn to America, Italy, France and Germany. The ‘Alps’ were the painted backdrop to the display about America which owed much of its success to Colonel Cody’s (‘Buffalo Bill’) Wild West Show.



By:  Natasha Wallace
Copyright 1998-2002 all rights reversed
Created 11/12/2002