They needed no scenery by Alma-Tadema to make them think themselves in Rome.
The kind of bench which Alma-Tadema usually fills with diaphanous maidens.
Then, Mr. Alma-Tadema, he has not turned his back on the glorious Antique.
Mr. Alma-Tadema apparently drew the fine leaden oleander tub in his picture from these coffins, and it makes a perfect flower-pot.
Alma-Tadema exhibits in the English gallery, and his contribution has raised the average of that section by a good third.
Naturally an artist playing at Alma-Tadema's home for the first time could not help speculating as to his chances.