Sappho and Alcaeus by Sir Laurence Alma Tadema OM RA, 1836-1912. 1881. Oil on canvas 26 x 48 inches. Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. Larger image. Thanks to the Walters Art Museum, which permits reproducing text and image under the Creative Commons Licence.
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Barrow, R. J. Lawrence Alma-Tadema. London: Phaidon, 2001.
“Sappho and Alcaeus” Walters Art Museum. Web. 8 November 2011. [Note: search by accession number — 37.159 — to locate item.]
Wood, Christopher. Olympian Dreamers: Victorian Classical Painters. London: Constable, 1983. 106-30.
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