The Women of Amphissa

Oil on canvas | 48.2 x 72.5in | 1887

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Followers of Bacchus, the god of wine, awaken in the marketplace of Amphissa, Greece, where they have wandered from their home in Phocis during a night of ritual dancing. Amphissa and Phocis are at war, but the women of Amphissa graciously offer the ...
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