Portrait of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

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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

A Silent Greeting, 1889 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

A Silent Greeting 1889

Oil Painting
$1320
Canvas Print
$49.39
SKU: ATL-71
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 30.5 x 22.9 cm
Tate Gallery, London, United Kingdom

A Roman Emperor AD 41 - Claudius, 1872 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

A Roman Emperor AD 41 - Claudius 1872

Oil Painting
$3103
Canvas Print
$49.39
SKU: ATL-72
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 83.8 x 174.2 cm
The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, USA

An Audience at Agrippa's, 1875 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

An Audience at Agrippa's 1875

Oil Painting
$2366
Canvas Print
$53.35
SKU: ATL-73
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 90.8 x 62.8 cm
Dick Institute Museum and Art Gallery, Kilmarnock, United Kingdom

Cherries, 1873 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Cherries 1873

Oil Painting
$1320
Canvas Print
$76.60
SKU: ATL-74
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 79 x 129 cm
Koninklijk Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp, Belgium

Boating, 1868 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Boating 1868

Oil Painting
$1400
SKU: ATL-75
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: unknown
Museum Mesdag, The Hague, Netherlands

Between Hope and Fear, 1876 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Between Hope and Fear 1876

Oil Painting
$1473
Canvas Print
$49.39
SKU: ATL-76
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 78.1 x 128.2 cm
Private Collection

An Oleander, 1882 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

An Oleander 1882

Oil Painting
$1492
Canvas Print
$52.67
SKU: ATL-77
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 92.8 x 64.7 cm
Private Collection

Comparisons, 1892 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Comparisons 1892

Oil Painting
$1513
Canvas Print
$68.99
SKU: ATL-78
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 45.7 x 61 cm
Private Collection

Confidences, 1869 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Confidences 1869

Oil Painting
$1532
SKU: ATL-79
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: unknown
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, United Kingdom

In My Studio, 1893 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

In My Studio 1893

Oil Painting
$1287
SKU: ATL-80
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

An Egyptian Juggler, 1870 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

An Egyptian Juggler 1870

Oil Painting
$3224
Canvas Print
$49.39
SKU: ATL-81
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 78.7 x 49.5 cm
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Joseph, Overseer of Pharaoh's Granaries, 1874 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Joseph, Overseer of Pharaoh's Granaries 1874

Oil Painting
$1492
Canvas Print
$49.39
SKU: ATL-82
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 35 x 45.7 cm
Dahesh Museum of Art, New York, USA

Entrance to a Roman Theater, 1866 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Entrance to a Roman Theater 1866

Oil Painting
$2887
SKU: ATL-83
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

The Golden Hour, 1908 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

The Golden Hour 1908

Oil Painting
$1110
Canvas Print
$49.39
SKU: ATL-84
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 35.5 x 35.5 cm
Private Collection

The Kiss, 1891 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

The Kiss 1891

Oil Painting
$1424
Canvas Print
$70.90
SKU: ATL-85
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 45.7 x 62.7 cm
Private Collection

The Tepidarium, 1881 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

The Tepidarium 1881

Oil Painting
$1261
Canvas Print
$49.39
SKU: ATL-86
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 24.2 x 33 cm
Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight, United Kingdom

My Sister Is Not In, 1879 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

My Sister Is Not In 1879

Oil Painting
$1513
Canvas Print
$49.39
SKU: ATL-87
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 40.5 x 31.2 cm
The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, USA

In the Time of Constantine, 1878 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

In the Time of Constantine 1878

Oil Painting
$1400
Canvas Print
$49.39
SKU: ATL-88
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 32.2 x 16 cm
William Morris Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Pheidias and the Frieze of the Parthenon, Athens, 1868 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Pheidias and the Frieze of the Parthenon, Athens 1868

Oil Painting
$3330
Canvas Print
$49.39
SKU: ATL-89
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 75.3 x 107.5 cm
Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham, United Kingdom

In the Peristyle, 1866 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

In the Peristyle 1866

Oil Painting
$1532
SKU: ATL-90
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

A Reading from Homer, 1885 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

A Reading from Homer 1885

Oil Painting
$2142
Canvas Print
$49.39
SKU: ATL-91
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 91.8 x 183.5 cm
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, USA

Etruscan Vase Painters, 1871 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Etruscan Vase Painters 1871

Oil Painting
$1424
Canvas Print
$63.69
SKU: ATL-92
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: unknown
Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, United Kingdom

Spring, 1894 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Spring 1894

Oil Painting
$11967
Canvas Print
$55.87
SKU: ATL-93
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 178.4 x 80 cm
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, USA

Poetry, 1879 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Poetry 1879

Oil Painting
$1239
SKU: ATL-94
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: unknown
National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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