Friday, April 30, 2010

Robert Fowler - The Dance of Salome

signed with monogram and dated '1885' (lower right) and further signed and inscribed ''Dance of Salome'/by Robert Fowler' (on an old label attached to the reverse)
oil on canvas
48 5/8 x 72¾ in.
Price Realized £45,600


Hels said...

Were Fowler and Alma Tadema friends? I love them both.

Hermes said...

Thanks. Not that I know of, but he definatly followed in his style. Classical influenced pics were very 'in' at this period. Its still strange to us now to read books of the period that assumed a good clasical education.