Sappho and Alcaeus

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.

Swinburne's depiction of Sappho in "Anactoria"


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.]

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