Steer was influenced by Jules BASTIEN-LEPAGE and WHISTLER, and associated with Walberswick and France, the first artist to have a major Retrospective show of his work at the Tate in his own lifetime. His association with West Cornwall was a tour 1893-1911 to the main centres.
British genre and landscape Impressionist painter
Hardie (2009) Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall (p347)
Newton et al Painting at the Edge
Tate On-Line (biography)
Whybrow St Ives (1901-10 list pp 213-4)