' ... scholarly and informative book ... ' Times Literary Supplement 'This book, like the paintings themselves, is a joy of immaculate and comprehensive research with a lavish attention to detail.' Arts Opinion ' ... a fresh and sympathetic appraisal of this ... artist.' Daily Telegraph 'This fascinating book, well-illustrated with fine colour reproductions will help to reasses his [Lawrence Alma-Tadema's] reputation in the 21st century.' Yorkshire Gazette ' ... Barrow's anecdotal, academic and absorbing study of this Dutch-born Victorian painter breathes life into a man famous for his depictions of the imagined excesses, decadence and languid passion of the Roman Empire.' Antiques
About the Author
Rosemary J Barrow is a Lecturer in the School of Humanities, King's College, London, and has lectured and published widely on Alma-Tadema.