Sunday, January 25, 2015

Decadent Rome

Bacchanal (1890) by the Croation painter Mato Celestin Medović (1857-1893). A well done painting about roman decadence. This subject was very popular in the late 19th century.

2 comments:

  1. There is an Sir Lawrence Alma Tadema flavour about the painting, don't you think?

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  2. When there is Roman or Greek marble there will always be that Alma Tadema flavour. But here's a lot more action. Alma Tadema like it more quiet (mostly).

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