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Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836-1912), Painter

Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sitter in 37 portraits
Artist associated with 5 portraits
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema was a painter. Born in Holland and trained in Antwerp, he exhibited at the Paris Salon and the Royal Academy. Alma-Tadema moved to London in 1870. He specialised in highly finished classical scenes of painstaking archaeological detail. While his artistic output decreased in his final years, the quality and ambition of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema's paintings remained. Having devised a system of opus numbers for his more substantial works, the painting completed two months before his death numbered 408. He died in Germany while being treated for a stomach ulcer, and was buried in St Paul's Cathedral. A memorial exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts was organised in 1913.

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x46

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

by Maclure, Macdonald & Co, after Walery
photogravure, (1888 or before)
NPG x46

Ax9107

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, published November 1888
NPG Ax9107

x136474

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

by Ernest Herbert ('E.H.') Mills, published by Ogden's
cigarette card, 1890-1894, published circa 1894-1907
NPG x136474

x199109

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

published by Berlin Photographic Co
photogravure, published 1895
NPG x199109

x19022

The Alma-Tadema Banquet

by Fradelle & Young
carbon print, 4 November 1899
NPG x19022

x136611

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

by James Russell & Sons, published by Virtue & Co
photogravure, 1900s
NPG x136611

x136544

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

published by Ogden's
cigarette card, circa 1902, published 1902-1907
NPG x136544

x47

Laura Theresa (née Epps), Lady Alma-Tadema; Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

by Lena Connell (later Beatrice Cundy)
bromide postcard print, 1905
NPG x47

x19016

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

by Unknown photographer
platinum print, before 1907
NPG x19016

D7343

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

by Paul Adolphe Rajon
etching, published 1883
NPG D7343

D7344

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

by Paul Adolphe Rajon
etching, published 1883
NPG D7344

D7345

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

by Paul Adolphe Rajon
etching, published 1883
NPG D7345

D9588

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

by John Elmsly Inglis
line engraving and etching, 1883 or after
NPG D9588

D42460

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

by Charles Paul Renouard
wood engraving, published 14 July 1888
NPG D42460

x6020

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, published November 1888
NPG x6020

D43895

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema ('Men of the Day. No. 197.')

by Carlo Pellegrini
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 22 March 1879
NPG D43895

D42236

Key to Private View of the Old Masters Exhibition, Royal Academy, 1888

after Henry Jamyn Brooks
photograph, 1919 or after
NPG D42236

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