By Lawrence Alma-Tadema SKU:1804

"Poetry" by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema is a captivating painting that showcases his meticulous attention to detail and his ability to evoke a sense of beauty and contemplation. Painted in 1895, it exemplifies Alma-Tadema's neoclassical art style. The artwork portrays a young woman immersed in the act of reading poetry, surrounded by books and an ornate interior. The rich colors, intricate textures, and the serene expression of the figure create a sense of tranquility and introspection. "Poetry" is a special painting for its ability to transport viewers into a world of literary inspiration and evoke a connection with the power of words and imagination.

53 cm

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Title: “Poetry” by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Year Painted: 1895

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, a renowned Dutch-British painter, created a captivating masterpiece titled “Poetry” in 1895. This painting, measuring 81 cm x 61 cm, holds a special place in Alma-Tadema’s extensive body of work and the realm of neoclassical art.

“Poetry” exemplifies Alma-Tadema’s exceptional ability to evoke a sense of beauty, contemplation, and literary inspiration. The painting portrays a young woman engrossed in the act of reading poetry, surrounded by books and an ornate interior. Alma-Tadema’s meticulous attention to detail is evident in the textures of the fabrics, the intricate patterns on the books, and the delicate play of light and shadow.

What makes “Poetry” particularly special is its ability to transport viewers into a world of imagination and introspection. Alma-Tadema captures the serene ambiance of the moment, inviting viewers to share in the intimate connection between the reader and the written word. The painting evokes a sense of tranquility and a deep appreciation for the power of literature.

Alma-Tadema’s artistry shines through his ability to create a harmonious composition. The warm hues, carefully balanced elements, and the graceful pose of the figure contribute to the overall sense of aesthetic beauty. The painting exudes a sense of elegance and refinement, reflecting the artist’s mastery of neoclassical style.

“Poetry” is a visual ode to the written word and the profound impact it can have on our lives. Alma-Tadema’s skillful portrayal of the young woman’s absorbed expression and the meticulously rendered details of the setting highlight the significance of literature and its ability to transport us to other worlds, evoke emotions, and ignite our imagination.

Original size:
38.6 x 51.5 cm (width x height)
Art styles:
Minimal order width:
40 cm
Maximum order width:
122 cm

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