since about Victorian times (roughly 1837 on)
Sunday, November 30, 2008
(Sir) Lawrence Alma-Tadema - Roman Scribe
[A Roman Scribe writing dispatches]
oil on cradled panel
Painted in Sep 1865, one of the earliest works of his 'Pompeiian' period of 1865 -1870 in which he recreated scenes from antiquity.
The frame was made to the artist's design by Thomas Maws.
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