White frame of resin, Danube model. Aged printed canvas on board. Reproduction of old canvases.
Reproduction of a canvas by Sir Lawrence Alma Tadema (1836-1912). Born in Dronrijp, Holland, his original name is Lorens Tadema. Nationalized English at 43 years of age. Romantic Victorian painter of portraits and everyday scenes of life in ancient Egypt, Greece and ancient Rome. His paintings are loaded with a great sensuality and aesthetics. The research on archaeology that he made in his canvases, being inspiration today for film directors of Hollyvood and prestigious decorators looking for Greek and Roman evocation in the creation of environments.
Theme: My favourite poet. Original work painted in 1889. Oil on canvas of 37 x 50 cm.
Lady Lever Art Gallery, Liverpool