The ancient world through a major Victorian haze by second string Pre Raphaelite artist Sir William Blake Richmond. Living from 1842 to 1921 he tricked everything up bright . . . .would have fit right in . . . .the ancients had nothing they wouldn’t gild . . .

"An Audience in Athens during the Representation of Agamemnon by Aeschylus" (detail). 1884.
“An Audience in Athens during the Representation of Agamemnon by Aeschylus” (detail). 1884. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham. In the public domain in the United States because it was made before 1923. via https://artsandculture.google.com/asset/an-audience-in-athens-during-the-representation-of-agamemnon-by-aeschylus/qAGPG-FrIdsF-A.
"An Audience in Athens during the Representation of Agamemnon by Aeschylus" (detail). 1884.
“An Audience in Athens during the Representation of Agamemnon by Aeschylus” (detail). 1884. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham. In the public domain in the United States because it was made before 1923. via https://artsandculture.google.com/asset/an-audience-in-athens-during-the-representation-of-agamemnon-by-aeschylus/qAGPG-FrIdsF-A.
"Hera in the House of Hephaistos." 1902.
“Hera in the House of Hephaistos.” 1902. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Indianapolis Museum of Art. In the public domain in the United States because it was painted before 1923. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:William_Blake_Richmond_-_Hera_in_the_House_of_Hephaistos,_1902.jpg.

Other than “Hera in the House of Hephaistos” both of these being details from the same huge painting.

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