Portrait of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema Painting Reproductions 1 of 8

1836-1912

Dutch Romanticism Painter

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836-1912) was a Dutch-born painter who became one of the most successful artists of the Victorian era in Britain. His work is known for its vivid colors, attention to detail, and depictions of scenes from ancient Roman and Greek history.

Alma-Tadema was born in Dronrijp, a village in the Netherlands, on January 8, 1836. His father was a notary and his mother was an amateur artist. As a child, Alma-Tadema showed a talent for drawing and painting, and at the age of 16, he began studying at the Academy of Antwerp in Belgium.

After completing his studies, Alma-Tadema moved to London in 1860. He quickly gained a reputation as a skilled painter and began to receive commissions from wealthy patrons. His first major success came in 1865 with the painting "The Education of the Children of Clovis," which depicted a scene from early medieval France.

Throughout the 1860s and 1870s, Alma-Tadema continued to produce historical and mythological paintings, often based on scenes from ancient Rome and Greece. His attention to detail and accuracy in portraying the clothing, architecture, and customs of these ancient societies was unmatched, and his work became highly sought after by collectors.

In 1871, Alma-Tadema married Laura Theresa Epps, an artist in her own right. The couple had three children, and Laura became a frequent model for her husband's paintings.

In 1873, Alma-Tadema became a naturalized British citizen. He was knighted in 1899, and in 1905, he was awarded the Order of Merit, one of the highest honors in Britain.

Alma-Tadema's success continued into the early 20th century, but his style of painting fell out of favor with the rise of modernism. He died on June 25, 1912, in Wiesbaden, Germany, while on a trip with his wife.

Today, Alma-Tadema's work can be found in major museums and collections around the world, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Tate Gallery in London, and the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. His paintings continue to be admired for their beauty, technical skill, and historical accuracy.

181 Alma-Tadema Paintings

The Favourite Poet, 1889 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

The Favourite Poet 1889

Oil Painting
$1331
Canvas Print
$49.02
SKU: ATL-47
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 36.9 x 49.6 cm
Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight, United Kingdom

The Roses of Heliogabalus, 1888 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

The Roses of Heliogabalus 1888

Oil Painting
$14219
Canvas Print
$49.02
SKU: ATL-48
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 132.7 x 214.4 cm
Private Collection

Sappho and Alcaeus, 1881 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Sappho and Alcaeus 1881

Oil Painting
$2678
Canvas Print
$49.02
SKU: ATL-49
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 66 x 122 cm
The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, USA

Her Eyes are with Her Thoughts and They are Far Away, 1897 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Her Eyes are with Her Thoughts and They are Far Away 1897

Oil Painting
$1390
Canvas Print
$49.02
SKU: ATL-50
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 22.9 x 38.2 cm
Private Collection

Antony and Cleopatra, 1883 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Antony and Cleopatra 1883

Oil Painting
$3083
Canvas Print
$52.68
SKU: ATL-51
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 65.5 x 91.4 cm
Private Collection

A Favourite Custom, 1909 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

A Favourite Custom 1909

Oil Painting
$1976
Canvas Print
$49.98
SKU: ATL-52
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 66.1 x 45 cm
Tate Gallery, London, United Kingdom

The Baths of Caracalla, 1899 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

The Baths of Caracalla 1899

Oil Painting
$3684
Canvas Print
$49.02
SKU: ATL-53
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 152.5 x 95 cm
Private Collection

A Coign of Vantage, 1895 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

A Coign of Vantage 1895

Oil Painting
$1291
Canvas Print
$51.74
SKU: ATL-54
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 64.2 x 45 cm
Private Collection

Unconscious Rivals, 1893 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Unconscious Rivals 1893

Oil Painting
$1707
Canvas Print
$52.68
SKU: ATL-55
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 45.1 x 62.8 cm
Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery, Bristol, United Kingdom

Expectations, 1885 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Expectations 1885

Oil Painting
$1462
Canvas Print
$73.05
SKU: ATL-56
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 66.1 x 45 cm
Private Collection

The Finding of Moses, 1904 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

The Finding of Moses 1904

Oil Painting
$8093
Canvas Print
$49.02
SKU: ATL-57
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 136.7 x 213.4 cm
Private Collection

Ask me no More, 1906 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Ask me no More 1906

Oil Painting
$1291
Canvas Print
$51.19
SKU: ATL-58
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 80.1 x 115.7 cm
Private Collection

The Year's at the Spring, All's Right with the World, 1902 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

The Year's at the Spring, All's Right with the World 1902

Oil Painting
$1277
Canvas Print
$49.02
SKU: ATL-59
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Vain Courtship, 1900 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Vain Courtship 1900

Oil Painting
$1436
SKU: ATL-60
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 77.5 x 41 cm
Private Collection

Flora - Spring in the Gardens of the Villa Borghese, 1877 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Flora - Spring in the Gardens of the Villa Borghese 1877

Oil Painting
$1291
Paper Art Print
$46.69
SKU: ATL-61
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 29.8 x 20.3 cm
Private Collection

Welcome Footsteps, 1883 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Welcome Footsteps 1883

Oil Painting
$1277
Canvas Print
$56.39
SKU: ATL-62
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 41.9 x 54.8 cm
Private Collection

A Sculpture Gallery in Rome at the Time of Augustus, 1867 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

A Sculpture Gallery in Rome at the Time of Augustus 1867

Oil Painting
$2809
Canvas Print
$71.65
SKU: ATL-63
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 62.2 x 46.9 cm
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Montreal, Quebec, Canada

A Difference of Opinion, 1896 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

A Difference of Opinion 1896

Oil Painting
$1413
Canvas Print
$49.02
SKU: ATL-64
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: unknown
Collection of Fred and Sherry Ross, New Jersey, USA

Promise of Spring, 1890 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Promise of Spring 1890

Oil Painting
$1914
Canvas Print
$49.02
SKU: ATL-65
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 38.1 x 22.5 cm
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Massachusetts, USA

Pyrrhic Dance, 1869 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Pyrrhic Dance 1869

Oil Painting
$1932
Canvas Print
$49.02
SKU: ATL-66
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 38.4 x 76.8 cm
Guildhall Art Gallery, London, United Kingdom

A Greek Woman, 1869 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

A Greek Woman 1869

Oil Painting
$1291
Canvas Print
$57.27
SKU: ATL-67
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 58.5 x 46 cm
Private Collection

A Hearty Welcome, 1878 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

A Hearty Welcome 1878

Oil Painting
$1850
SKU: ATL-68
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 30 x 91 cm
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, United Kingdom

A Dedication to Bacchus, 1889 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

A Dedication to Bacchus 1889

Oil Painting
$7413
Canvas Print
$49.02
SKU: ATL-69
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 77.5 x 177.5 cm
Private Collection

An Earthly Paradise, 1891 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

An Earthly Paradise 1891

Oil Painting
$1850
Canvas Print
$49.02
SKU: ATL-70
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 86.5 x 165 cm
Collection of Fred and Sherry Ross, New Jersey, USA

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