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Thursday Evening Hours Open Thursdays until 9 p.m., sponsored by Constellation Energy.

Members-Only Tour: What's really going on in Alma-Tadema's Sappho and Alcaeus

Date
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Time
05:30 PM–06:30 PM
Members-Only Tour: What's really going on in Alma-Tadema's Sappho and Alcaeus

For members and their guest.
No registration necessary.

19th-Century Dutch born artist, Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema found a ready market in London among the wealthy middle classes for his paintings re-creating scenes of domestic life in imperial Roman times. His work, Sappho and Alcaeus, turns to Greece to illustrate an ancient passage. Members are invited to learn more in this intimate tour led by Jo Briggs, Assistant Curator of 18th- and 19th- Century Art, and Talia Hughes, Senior at Johns Hopkins University and former Hall Fellow.

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Add to Calendar 03-21-2013 17:30:00 03-21-2013 18:30:00 15 Members-Only Tour: What's really going on in Alma-Tadema's Sappho and Alcaeus Lawrence Alma-Tadema found a market in London for his paintings re-creating scenes of domestic life in imperial Roman times. His work, Sappho and Alcaeus, turns to Greece to illustrate an ancient passage. Members are invited to learn more in this intimate tour led by Jo Briggs, Assistant Curator of 18th and 19th Century Art, and Talia Hughes, Senior at Johns Hopkins University and former Hall Fellow. 600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum) The Walters Art Museum info@thewalters.org false DD/MM/YYYY

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