An Art Lover Artist: Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema (Dutch, active England, 1836–1912)

1868

European Art

On view, 2nd floor, European Art
Medium

Oil on panel

Dimensions

unframed: 22 × 33 1/4 in. (55.9 × 84.5 cm)

Credit Line

Mary Gertrude Abbey Fund

Accession Number

1965.25

Culture
Period

19th century

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

(From Swanson, 1990, no. 102)

Commissioned by Messers Ernest Gambart, London, 1868. Sold 1868 to Jose de Murietta (Marquis de Santurce) Catalan, Spain. Sold Christies, 1892 (150), to Messers Arthur Tooth & Sons, London; George E. Bellis, by 1896; James Briggs-Bury; Mrs. L. Halle, by 1913; Messers Richard Howarth, Blackburn, Lancashire; Messers Stephen Gooden & Fox, London, sold 1965; bought by Yale University Art Gallery (Mary Gertrude Abbey Fund).
Bibliography
  • R J Barrow, Lawrence Alma-Tadema (London: Phaidon Press, 2001), 39–40, 52, 57, ill
  • Vern G Swanson, The Biography and Catalogue Raisonne of the paintings of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema (London: Garton & Co, 1990), no. 102, ill
  • C. Franklin Sayre, "Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema's 'A Roman Amateur'," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 34 (1973), 12–17, ill
Object copyright
Additional information

Object/Work type

human figures (visual works)

Subject

fountain statue

Signed

signed center, edge of table: "L. Alma-Tadema 1868"

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