Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, ctd

 In My Studio (1893)

 Lesbia Weeping over a Sparrow (1866)

 My Sister is Not In (1879)

 My Studio (1867)

 Ninety-Four Degrees in the Shade (1876)

 On the Road to the Temple of Ceres (1879)

 Pastimes in Ancient Egypt, 3,000 Years Ago (1863)

 Phidias Showing the Frieze of the Parthenon to his Friends (1868)

 Proclaiming Claudius Emperor (1867)
[After killing the deranged Emperor Caligula, the Praetorian Guard decided to set Claudius 
(widely seen as ineffectual) up as emperor. He turned out to be pretty savvy and, 
as Roman emperors went, a relatively decent guy.]

Promise of Spring (1890)

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