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

Hopeful, 1909 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Hopeful 1909

Oil Painting
$874
Canvas Print
$49.39
SKU: ATL-9799
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 34 x 13.9 cm
The Clark Art Institute, Massachusetts, USA

A Family Group, 1896 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

A Family Group 1896

Oil Painting
$1355
Canvas Print
$49.39
SKU: ATL-9800
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 30.5 x 27.9 cm
Royal Academy of Arts, London, United Kingdom

Midday Slumbers, 1888 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Midday Slumbers 1888

Oil Painting
$1245
Paper Art Print
$47.04
SKU: ATL-9801
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 65.4 x 24.8 cm
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota, USA

A Bacchante, 1875 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

A Bacchante 1875

Oil Painting
$1268
Canvas Print
$49.39
SKU: ATL-9802
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: unknown
Sudley House, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour, 1891 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour 1891

Oil Painting
$1402
Canvas Print
$87.50
SKU: ATL-9803
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 127 x 92.1 cm
National Portrait Gallery, London, United Kingdom

A Harvest Festival, 1880 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

A Harvest Festival 1880

Oil Painting
$1289
SKU: ATL-17136
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 31.8 x 23.8 cm
Private Collection

Past and Present Generations, 1894 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Past and Present Generations 1894

Oil Painting
$1622
Canvas Print
$49.39
SKU: ATL-19619
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 36 x 22.5 cm
Private Collection

Expectation (Impatient), c.1900 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Expectation (Impatient) c.1900

Paper Art Print
$47.04
SKU: ATL-19620
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 19.5 x 14.5 cm
Private Collection

Portrait of Miss Agnes Marks, c.1891 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Portrait of Miss Agnes Marks c.1891

Oil Painting
$973
Canvas Print
$49.39
SKU: ATL-19621
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 24 x 13 cm
Private Collection

Fortune's Favourite, 1896 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Fortune's Favourite 1896

Oil Painting
$2170
Canvas Print
$49.39
SKU: ATL-19622
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 53.7 x 36.8 cm
Private Collection

Clotilde at the Tomb of her Grandchildren, 1858 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Clotilde at the Tomb of her Grandchildren 1858

Oil Painting
$1675
Canvas Print
$53.89
SKU: ATL-19623
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 81 x 111 cm
Private Collection

Battledore and Shuttlecock, 1890 by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Battledore and Shuttlecock 1890

Oil Painting
$1412
Canvas Print
$49.95
SKU: ATL-19624
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 91.4 x 61 cm
Private Collection

Japanese Peonies, n.d. by Alma-Tadema | Painting Reproduction

Japanese Peonies n.d.

Oil Painting
$557
Canvas Print
$49.39
SKU: ATL-19625
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Original Size: 17.8 x 21.6 cm
Private Collection

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