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

Courtship, n.d. by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Courtship n.d.

Oil Painting
$2012
SKU: ATL-119
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Spring Flowers, 1911 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Spring Flowers 1911

Oil Painting
$833
Canvas Print
$49.41
SKU: ATL-120
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 24 x 18 cm
Private Collection

Unwelcome Confidence, 1895 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Unwelcome Confidence 1895

Oil Painting
$1664
Canvas Print
$49.41
SKU: ATL-121
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 47.5 x 28.5 cm
Private Collection

Portrait of Anna Alma-Tadema, 1883 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Portrait of Anna Alma-Tadema 1883

Oil Painting
$1592
SKU: ATL-122
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: unknown
Royal Academy of Arts, London, United Kingdom

The Fluted Girl, Detail from Spring, 1894 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

The Fluted Girl, Detail from Spring 1894

Oil Painting
$1541
SKU: ATL-5059
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: unknown
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, USA

Woman and Flowers, 1868 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Woman and Flowers 1868

Oil Painting
$1893
Canvas Print
$49.41
SKU: ATL-5960
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 49.8 x 37.2 cm
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Massachusetts, USA

Tibullus at Delia's House, 1866 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Tibullus at Delia's House 1866

Oil Painting
$2093
Canvas Print
$49.41
SKU: ATL-5961
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 43.5 x 64.5 cm
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Massachusetts, USA

Glaucus and Nydia, 1867 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Glaucus and Nydia 1867

Oil Painting
$1658
Canvas Print
$49.41
SKU: ATL-5962
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 39 x 64.2 cm
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, USA

A Roman Family, n.d. by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

A Roman Family n.d.

Oil Painting
$1837
Canvas Print
$49.41
SKU: ATL-5963
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 39 x 64.2 cm
Private Collection

On the Road to the Temple of Ceres: A Spring Festival, 1879 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

On the Road to the Temple of Ceres: A Spring Festival 1879

Oil Painting
$2049
Canvas Print
$49.41
SKU: ATL-5964
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 89 x 53.3 cm
Private Collection

The Death of Hippolyte, 1860 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

The Death of Hippolyte 1860

Oil Painting
$1584
Canvas Print
$49.41
SKU: ATL-5965
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

In a Rose Garden, 1889 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

In a Rose Garden 1889

Oil Painting
$2093
Canvas Print
$49.41
SKU: ATL-5966
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 37.5 x 50.7 cm
Private Collection

A Roman Dance, n.d. by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

A Roman Dance n.d.

Oil Painting
$1841
Canvas Print
$76.78
SKU: ATL-5967
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

A Roman Scribe, n.d. by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

A Roman Scribe n.d.

Oil Painting
$1688
Canvas Print
$49.41
SKU: ATL-5968
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

The Roman Potter, 1884 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

The Roman Potter 1884

Oil Painting
$1494
Canvas Print
$56.20
SKU: ATL-5969
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 153 x 80 cm
Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France

Portrait of Dr Washington Epps, My Doctor, May 1885 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Portrait of Dr Washington Epps, My Doctor May 1885

Oil Painting
$1448
Canvas Print
$59.49
SKU: ATL-5970
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 64.2 x 51 cm
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, USA

Returning from Market, 1865 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Returning from Market 1865

Oil Painting
$1670
Canvas Print
$57.49
SKU: ATL-5971
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 40.6 x 57.2 cm
Private Collection

A Listener, n.d. by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

A Listener n.d.

Oil Painting
$1388
Canvas Print
$67.94
SKU: ATL-5972
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

A Roman Studio, n.d. by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

A Roman Studio n.d.

Oil Painting
$1828
Canvas Print
$52.28
SKU: ATL-5973
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 65 x 95 cm
Fuji Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

The Lovers (Honeymoon), n.d. by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

The Lovers (Honeymoon) n.d.

Oil Painting
$1623
Canvas Print
$62.96
SKU: ATL-5974
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

The Itinerant Harpist, 1878 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

The Itinerant Harpist 1878

Paper Art Print
$47.05
SKU: ATL-5975
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 27.9 x 19.7 cm
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California, USA

Between Hope and Fear, 1877 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Between Hope and Fear 1877

Paper Art Print
$47.05
SKU: ATL-5976
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 26.8 x 44.9 cm
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California, USA

Death of the Pharaoh's Firstborn Son, 1872 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Death of the Pharaoh's Firstborn Son 1872

Oil Painting
$2049
Canvas Print
$49.41
SKU: ATL-5977
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 77 x 124.5 cm
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Maria Magdalena, 1854 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Maria Magdalena 1854

Oil Painting
$931
Canvas Print
$49.41
SKU: ATL-5978
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 31 x 35 cm
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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