Ars longa, vita brevis, iudicium difficile.
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema painted “Between Hope and Fear” in 1876, when he was forty. Five years earlier, he had married Laura Theresa Epps, who was sixteen years his junior. I wonder if there’s not some autobiographical angle to this painting.
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