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Lawrence Alma-Tadema
R. J. Barrow
0714839183
September 2001
Hardcover
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Book Description
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema (18361912) was one of the finest and most distinctive of the Victorian painters. Dutch-born, he moved to London in 1870, and became famous for his depictions of the luxury and decadence of the Roman Empire, set in fabulous marbled interiors or against a backdrop of dazzling blue Mediterranean sea and sky. In this original and penetrating study, Rosemary Barrow presents an absorbing and often amusing portrait of an exuberant personality who carved out a brilliant career for himself at the heart of London's artistic and cultural Zlite. But above all she subjects the paintings to a fresh scrutiny, and reveals that Alma-Tadema, a knowledgeable student of antiquity, repeatedly used literary and archaeological allusions in his paintings to subvert their apparently innocent meaning. Neglected...


Lawrence Alma Tadema: Spring
Louise Lippincott
0892361867
September 1991
Paperback
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Book Description
The works of the late Victorian painter Alma Tadema have recently enjoyed a revived interest. This second volume in the Getty Museum Studies on Art focuses on Spring, one of Tadema's most renowned paintings. The book is lavishly illustrated and includes details of the painting, a history,
and an analysis focusing on sources, composition, and symbolism.


Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Rosemary Barrow
071484358X
October 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836-1912), was one of the finest and most distinctive of the Victorian painters. Dutch-born, he moved to London in 1870 and became famous for his depictions of the luxury and decadence of the Roman Empire, set in fabulous marbled interiors or against a backdrop of dazzling blue Mediterranean sea and sky. In this original study, Rosemary Barrow presents an absorbing and often amusing portrait of an exuberant personality who carved out a brilliant career for himself at the heart of London's artistic and cultural elite. But above all she subjects the paintings to a fresh scrutiny, and reveals that Alma-Tadema, a knowledgeable student of antiquity, repeatedly used literary and archaeological allusions in his paintings to play a game of interpretation with his viewers. Time and again the seeming...


Luxury and Decadence: Notecards
Lawrence Alma-Tadema
0714844128
September 2004
Other Format
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Book Description
A selection of 16 dazzling greeting cards featuring Lawrence Alma-Tadema’s celebrated depictions of the luxury and decadence of ancient Greece and Rome.


Sir Lawrence Alma Tadema
Russell Ash
0810918986
Mar 1990
Hardcover
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Atkinson Grimshaw
Alexander Robertson
0714835757
August 1996
Paperback
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