A Reading from Homer.
19th c British Academic Painting
(Dronriip, 1836 - 1912, Wiesbaden Germany)
London. Great Britain.
Philadelphia. Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Theme of artist and audience not uncommon for Alma-Tadema. Includes musical instruments. One of the first paintings completed at the Grove End Road studio where an aluminum-lined dome contributed to the silvery light and coincided with a lightening of Alma-Tademas palette. Completed in 6 weeks for Royal Academy Summer Show.
ALMA-TADEMA Lawrence | A Reading from Homer. | 1885 | British | Academic Classicist