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A Mediterranean Beauty in Classical Garb

A Mediterranean Beauty in Classical Garb, Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, OM, RA (1836-1912) - Follower of

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Image Dimensions : 15" x 11½" (38cm x 29cm)

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Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema Biography

He was a painter of Greek & Roman subjects, set in scenes of remarkable archeological & architectural accuracy. His paintings are always recognisable for their brilliant luminosity, & exquisite rendering of marble, silver gold, bronze & silks. He was born in Dronryp, Holland. In 1852 he entered the Antwerp Academy, where Louis de Taye, the Professor of Archaeology, much influenced his work. In 1860 he became assistant & pupil to Baron Leys, in 1860 he settled in London.

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