Olga's Gallery

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

An Audience at Agrippa's.

1876. Oil on canvas. Dick Institute, Kilmamock, Scotland. Read Note.

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema. An Audience at Agrippa's.

Agrippa, Marcus Vipsanius (63-12 BC), Roman commander and statesman. He defeated Sextus Pompey, and then Mark Antony and Cleopatra, thus helping Octavian, called later Emperor Augustus (his statue could be seen in the painting), to gain absolute power over Roman Empire. His third wife was Augustus' daughter Julia