Alfred Woolmer studied in Italy, where he was influenced by Titian and Giorgione, which may explain the rich colouring used in this painting. He based Godiva's pose on classical statues of Venus the goddess of love and he presents Godiva as an object of desire.


  • Title: Lady Godiva
  • Creator: Alfred Woolmer
  • Date Created: 1856/1856
  • Physical Dimensions: 875mm x 790mm
  • Type: Oil painting
  • Medium: Oil on canvas

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