Monday, April 28, 2008

(Sir) William Blake Richmond

[Portrait of Henry Dawson Greene (1862 - 1912) of lyne and Whittington Hall, Lancashire]
oil on canvas
probably c. 1864

Small boys did wear dresses in this period until they were 'breeched'

An Audience in Athens During Agamemnon by Aeschylus
Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery/Bridgeman Art Library
The priest of Dionysus sits in a special throne in the middle of the front row of the theatre

[Mrs. Luke lonides]
oil on canvas
Victoria & Albert

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