publication alma-tadema, at home in antiquity

Lawrence Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity contains new research by European and American scholars, this volume is published to accompany the exhibition shown at the Museum of Friesland (Leeuwarden), Belvedere (Vienna) and Leighton House Museum (London).

about the book

Lawrence Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity explores the fascination of the artist Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836–1912) with the representation of domestic life in antiquity and how this interest was expressed through the two remarkable studiohouses he created in the London neighbourhood of St. John’s Wood together with his wife Laura and his two daughters. Born in the north of the Netherlands, Alma-Tadema was trained in Belgium and moved in 1870 to London, where he established a highly successful career at the heart of the artistic establishment, producing work that did much to fix ideas in the popular imagination of what life in the ancient past ‘looked like’ – images that were taken up on stage and in film and that remain with us today. Containing new research by European and American scholars, this volume is published to accompany the exhibition shown at the Museum of Friesland (Leeuwarden), Belvedere (Vienna) and Leighton House Museum (London).

the roses of heliogabalus 1888

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