Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 January 2020

584 Pages | 240 color and black and white illus.


ISBN: 9780190697020

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Painting Antiquity

Ancient Egypt in the Art of Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Edward Poynter and Edwin Long

Stephanie Moser

  • Offers new perspective on the significance of nineteenth century artworks in constructing knowledge of the past
  • Exquisitely illustrated, with over 200 paintings and drawings, some only ever rarely on view
  • Demonstrates power of material culture—as opposed to texts—in reception studies