Tag: 19th century

SIR EDWIN HENRY LANDSEER (1802-1873). English painter. Landseer at work in his studio. Wood engraving, English, 1874. / Photo © Granger
Art

Monarch of the Glen: secured for the nation

Earlier this year, The National Galleries of Scotland acquired one of the most famous paintings of the nineteenth century, The Monarch of the Glen for the nation.  The acquisition was made possible thanks to a range of donations from the public, trusts, foundations and a part gift by previous owners, Diageo Scotland Ltd. […]

Roses of Heliogabalus, 1888 (oil on canvas), Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836-1912) / Private Collection / © Whitford Fine Art, London, UK
Art, What's On

Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity

The Leighton House Museum is currently hosting an exhibition on Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema. Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity explores Lawrence Alma-Tadema’s fascination with domesticity in ancient life and in relation to his own domestic circumstances in 19th century London.  His work reflected ideas, populated on stage and screen, of the […]