Portrait of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema Painting Reproductions 7 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

Spring (Detail), 1894 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Spring (Detail) 1894

Canvas Print
$78.49
SKU: ATL-6027
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: unknown
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, USA

Portrait of the Singer George Henschel, 1879 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Portrait of the Singer George Henschel 1879

Oil Painting
$1242
SKU: ATL-6028
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 48 x 34.2 cm
Private Collection

Portrait of a Woman, 1902 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Portrait of a Woman 1902

Oil Painting
$1086
SKU: ATL-6029
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 24.8 x 40 cm
Private Collection

Portrait Of Mrs Charles Wyllie, n.d. by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Portrait Of Mrs Charles Wyllie n.d.

Oil Painting
$1122
SKU: ATL-6030
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 35 x 18 cm
Private Collection

Lesbia Weeping Over a Sparrow, 1866 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Lesbia Weeping Over a Sparrow 1866

Oil Painting
$1287
SKU: ATL-6031
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

The Honeymoon, 1868 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

The Honeymoon 1868

Oil Painting
$1188
Canvas Print
$49.39
SKU: ATL-6032
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Mrs George Lewis and Her Daughter Elizabeth, 1899 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Mrs George Lewis and Her Daughter Elizabeth 1899

Oil Painting
$1475
Canvas Print
$49.39
SKU: ATL-6033
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Courtship (The Proposal), 1892 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Courtship (The Proposal) 1892

Oil Painting
$1685
SKU: ATL-6034
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 39.2 x 35.5 cm
Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, East Sussex, United Kingdom

Hero, 1898 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Hero 1898

Oil Painting
$1218
SKU: ATL-6035
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Portrait of Mme Bonnefoy and M. Puttemans, 1868 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Portrait of Mme Bonnefoy and M. Puttemans 1868

Oil Painting
$1265
SKU: ATL-6036
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Motherly Love, n.d. by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Motherly Love n.d.

Paper Art Print
$47.04
SKU: ATL-6126
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 12.5 x 15 cm
Private Collection

A Prize for the Artists' Corps (Wine), n.d. by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

A Prize for the Artists' Corps (Wine) n.d.

Oil Painting
$1009
Canvas Print
$49.39
SKU: ATL-6127
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 46.7 x 23.8 cm
Private Collection

Watching and Waiting, 1897 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Watching and Waiting 1897

Oil Painting
$1829
Canvas Print
$50.90
SKU: ATL-9787
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 66 x 44.7 cm
Private Collection

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

A Roman Artist n.d.

Paper Art Print
$47.04
SKU: ATL-9788
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 30.5 x 28.5 cm
Private Collection

From an Absent One, 1871 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

From an Absent One 1871

Paper Art Print
$47.04
SKU: ATL-9789
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 39 x 26.4 cm
Private Collection

An Eloquent Silence, n.d. by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

An Eloquent Silence n.d.

Oil Painting
$1699
Canvas Print
$49.39
SKU: ATL-9790
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 42 x 33 cm
Private Collection

The Blind Beggar, 1856 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

The Blind Beggar 1856

Oil Painting
$1577
Canvas Print
$84.85
SKU: ATL-9791
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 63.5 x 54 cm
The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, USA

A Picture Gallery, 1873 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

A Picture Gallery 1873

Oil Painting
$2362
Canvas Print
$56.35
SKU: ATL-9792
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 76.2 x 59 cm
Private Collection

The Nurse, n.d. by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

The Nurse n.d.

Oil Painting
$1642
Canvas Print
$49.39
SKU: ATL-9793
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Woman with a Vase of Flowers, n.d. by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Woman with a Vase of Flowers n.d.

Oil Painting
$1289
Canvas Print
$52.00
SKU: ATL-9794
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Cleopatra, 1875 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Cleopatra 1875

Oil Painting
$1306
Canvas Print
$49.39
SKU: ATL-9795
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 54.6 x 66.7 cm
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

A World of Their Own, 1905 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

A World of Their Own 1905

Oil Painting
$1296
Canvas Print
$49.39
SKU: ATL-9796
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 13 x 50 cm
The Taft Museum, Cincinnati, USA

Preparations for the Festivities, 1866 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Preparations for the Festivities 1866

Oil Painting
$2906
Canvas Print
$57.16
SKU: ATL-9797
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 53.5 x 69 cm
The Clark Art Institute, Massachusetts, USA

Portrait of Mrs Ralph Sneyd, 1889 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Portrait of Mrs Ralph Sneyd 1889

Oil Painting
$1183
Canvas Print
$49.39
SKU: ATL-9798
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 30.5 x 23.8 cm
The Clark Art Institute, Massachusetts, USA

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