Luxury and Decadence Greeting Cards PDF ePub eBook

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Luxury and Decadence Greeting Cards free pdf A selection of 16 dazzling greeting cards featuring Lawrence Alma-Tadema's celebrated depictions of the luxury and decadence of ancient Greece and Rome This selection of greeting cards forms a representative cross-section of the best and most famous works by one of the Victorian era's greatest virtuoso painters, taken from the authoritative study, Lawrence Alma-Tadema, by Rosemary Barrow. Brilliant in their technical mastery, suggestive and seductive in their subject-matter, and full of subtle hints of corruption and depravity, these beautiful and innocent-seeming images make a perfect gift for sophisticated pleasure-lovers.

About Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1936-1907) was one of the finest and most distinctive of the Victorian painters. Dutch-born, he move to London in 1870, and became famous for his technical virtuosity and for his languorous and suggestive depictions of the luxury of ancient Greece and Rome, with their carefully researched archaeological reconstructions and their mastery of light, colour and texture. Rosemary Barrow, the author of Lawrence Alma-Tadema, from which these cards are taken, is a Lecturer in Cultural and Creative Industries at Kings College London.

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Author : Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Publisher : Phaidon Press Ltd
Data Published : 01 May 2004
ISBN : 0714844128
EAN : 9780714844121
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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