!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Paintings by John William Godward (1861-1922)

“It is among the minor followers of Alma-Tadema that the classical ideal is reduced to its lowest level of banality . . . [whose] pictures follow a repetitive formula— girls in vaguely classical robes on terraces, or in gardens, engaged in entirely frivolous occupations involving courtship, animals and flowers.” — Christopher Wood


Wood, Christopher. Olympian Dreamers/ London: Constable, 1983.

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