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The Women of Amphissa by Lawrence Alma Tadema | Fine Arts Prints

The Women of Amphissa by Lawrence Alma Tadema | Fine Arts Prints

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The Women of Amphissa by Lawrence Alma Tadema | Fine Arts Prints


The Women of Amphissa is one of Sir Lawrance Alma-Tadema's last paintings where he depicts a dated verifiable occasion. Known for his distraction with quotidian perspectives on Rome, Alma-Tadema renders these scenes with photograph reasonable accuracy and care for the esthetic. The Women of Amphissa is no exemption. Through his archaizing sees, Alma-Tadema gives Victorian culture a look into the old-style world, permitting them to relate to its occupants and envision its marvel. Amphissa was the capital of a yearly celebration to pay tribute to the god Bacchus. In 350 B.C., the domain was overwhelmed by the military from Phocis, blending dread that the bacchantes would get defenseless after their celebrating to assault by the aggressors. The women of Amphissa, therefore, stepped in to secure the dozing bacchantes for the duration of the night, guarding them against being violated by the rival. Alma-Tadema depicts daybreak at the Amphissian commercial center the following morning, its women serving nourishment, standing watch, and thinking about the depleted Bacchantes. The material subtleties of this painting loan themselves to fleshing out the themes inborn to painting — security, womanliness, and accommodation. Alma-Tadema gives cautious consideration to surfaces, pointing out the blossoms, water, nourishment, creature skins, containers, depicting the huge wealth of arrangements for the tired, and featuring the liberality of the women of Amphissa. The engineering subtleties additionally assume a significant job. Noticeably wrapped in the strong stone development of the commercial center, the bacchantes are ensured by the people encompassing them as well as by the engineering. Alma-Tadema draws a fascinating equal between the line of standing women in the focal point of the painting and the line of sections surrounding the right-hand side. With this juxtaposition, the artist recommends the quality of these women, as they encompass the dozing women with as comparative solidarity to the neighboring structure.


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"As the Sun colours flowers, so art colours life." - Sir Lawrence Alma Tadema


"Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration." - Sir Lawrence Alma Tadema


The perfect accent for any space! Each wood print is unique due to the natural qualities of each individual panel of wood.

• Wood canvas made from Birch wood sourced from sustainable Canadian forests
• UV set inks, meaning the print resists water
• Each wood print is made in Montreal, Canada
• Easy care, don’t touch the print if you don’t have to, but you can wipe it with a dry or damp cloth to remove dust
• Arrives ready to hang! 4 panel frame in back allows you to just pop the wood print on a small nail in the wall, no wires necessary



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