Portrait of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema Painting Reproductions 5 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 Egypt Widow in the Time of Diocletian, 1872 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

The Egypt Widow in the Time of Diocletian 1872

Oil Painting
$2528
Canvas Print
$56.30
SKU: ATL-5979
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 75 x 99 cm
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

When Flowers Return, 1911 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

When Flowers Return 1911

Oil Painting
$1364
Canvas Print
$50.08
SKU: ATL-5980
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 35.5 x 52.1 cm
Private Collection

The Voice of Spring, 1910 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

The Voice of Spring 1910

Oil Painting
$1493
Canvas Print
$50.08
SKU: ATL-5981
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 48.8 x 115 cm
Private Collection

Bacchante, 1907 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Bacchante 1907

Oil Painting
$1204
Canvas Print
$50.08
SKU: ATL-5982
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 42 x 33.5 cm
Private Collection

Orante, 1907 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Orante 1907

Oil Painting
$1101
Canvas Print
$50.08
SKU: ATL-5983
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 41.5 x 33.5 cm
Private Collection

Caracalla and Geta, 1907 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Caracalla and Geta 1907

Oil Painting
$9407
Canvas Print
$52.97
SKU: ATL-5984
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 123.2 x 153.7 cm
Private Collection

Caracalla, 1902 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Caracalla 1902

Oil Painting
$1338
Canvas Print
$50.08
SKU: ATL-5985
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 23.5 x 39.5 cm
Private Collection

The Conversion of Paula by Saint Jerome, 1898 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

The Conversion of Paula by Saint Jerome 1898

Oil Painting
$3118
Canvas Print
$60.56
SKU: ATL-5986
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 53.5 x 111.8 cm
Private Collection

Self Portrait, 1896 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Self Portrait 1896

Oil Painting
$1290
Canvas Print
$50.08
SKU: ATL-5987
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 65.7 x 52.8 cm
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy

Resting (Daydreaming), 1882 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Resting (Daydreaming) 1882

Oil Painting
$1101
Canvas Print
$50.08
SKU: ATL-5988
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 23.5 x 16.6 cm
Private Collection

Interior of Caius Martius's House, 1901 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Interior of Caius Martius's House 1901

Paper Art Print
$47.69
SKU: ATL-5989
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 36.3 x 50.7 cm
Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, United Kingdom

Love's Jewelled Fetter, 1895 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Love's Jewelled Fetter 1895

Oil Painting
$2906
Canvas Print
$54.50
SKU: ATL-5990
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 63.5 x 44.5 cm
Private Collection

The Poet Gallus Dreaming, 1892 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

The Poet Gallus Dreaming 1892

Oil Painting
$786
Canvas Print
$50.08
SKU: ATL-5991
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 24.2 x 16.5 cm
Private Collection

Love's Votaries (Love in Idleness), 1891 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Love's Votaries (Love in Idleness) 1891

Oil Painting
$1692
Canvas Print
$50.08
SKU: ATL-5992
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 87.6 x 165.7 cm
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom

Unconscious Rivals (Detail), 1893 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Unconscious Rivals (Detail) 1893

Canvas Print
$50.08
SKU: ATL-5993
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: unknown
Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery, Bristol, United Kingdom

Portrait of Maurice Sons Playing the Violin in Alma-Tadema's Studio, 1896 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Portrait of Maurice Sons Playing the Violin in ... 1896

Oil Painting
$1101
Canvas Print
$50.08
SKU: ATL-5994
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 50.8 x 12.7 cm
Private Collection

Portrait of Ignacy Jan Paderewski, 1891 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Portrait of Ignacy Jan Paderewski 1891

Oil Painting
$1183
Canvas Print
$59.06
SKU: ATL-5995
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 45.7 x 58.4 cm
National Museum, Warsaw, Poland

Hadrian Visiting a Romano-British Pottery, 1884 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Hadrian Visiting a Romano-British Pottery 1884

Oil Painting
$2633
SKU: ATL-5996
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 159 x 171 cm
Stedelijk Museum of Modern Art, Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Roman Potters in Britain, 1884 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

The Roman Potters in Britain 1884

Oil Painting
$1716
Canvas Print
$50.08
SKU: ATL-5997
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 76.2 x 119.4 cm
Galerie Belvedere, Vienna, Austria

Pandora, 1881 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Pandora 1881

Paper Art Print
$47.69
SKU: ATL-5998
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 26 x 24.3 cm
Private Collection

Ask me no More, 1886 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Ask me no More 1886

Paper Art Print
$47.69
SKU: ATL-5999
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Interrupted, 1880 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Interrupted 1880

Oil Painting
$1101
Canvas Print
$50.08
SKU: ATL-6000
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 43.2 x 30.5 cm
Fulham Public Library, London, United Kingdom

Portrait of Aime-Jules Dalou his Wife and Daughter, 1876 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Portrait of Aime-Jules Dalou his Wife and Daughter 1876

Oil Painting
$1555
Canvas Print
$50.08
SKU: ATL-6001
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 84 x 30.5 cm
Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France

Sunny Days, 1874 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Sunny Days 1874

Oil Painting
$633
Canvas Print
$50.08
SKU: ATL-6002
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 23 x 35.6 cm
Yale Center for British Art, Connecticut, USA

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