larryhammer: drawing of a wildhaired figure dancing, label: "La!" (la!)
[personal profile] larryhammer
It is easy to do so, but please do not confuse Lawrence Alma-Tadema with Laurence Alma-Tadema. The former is the painter (birth name: Lourens) and the latter is the poet (birth name: Laurense).

Note that they are indeed related, being father and daughter. The names changed when the family moved from Belgium to England.



Painting of Laurence (behind her sister Anna) by Lawrence.

This public service announcement is brought to you by me (birth name: Laurence) finally figuring this out ...

---L.

Subject quote from "somewhere i have never travelled,gladly beyond," E.E. Cummings.

Date: 15 June 2017 06:38 pm (UTC)
sovay: (I Claudius)
From: [personal profile] sovay
Note that they are indeed related, being father and daughter.

That's completely unreasonable.

Date: 16 June 2017 01:39 am (UTC)
sovay: (Sydney Carton)
From: [personal profile] sovay
Or maybe that's just me being proprietary.

I just can't believe they both changed their names to be harder to tell apart.

Date: 16 June 2017 04:42 am (UTC)
thistleingrey: (Default)
From: [personal profile] thistleingrey
Yes, me too! Heh. On the other hand, genius.

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