Diadumene

Sir Edward John Poynter, PRA RWS

Royal Academy, 1885

Oil on canvas

Source the 1884-85 Magazine of Art.

“Mr. Poynter, again, is very violently carried away from grace indeed: his ‘Diadumene’ is admirably drawn and admirably painted; the figure (once you grant the type) is unimpeachable; the marbles and accessories are the work of a craftsman” (347).

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