Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema


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Alma-Tadema, Sir Lawrence

(ăl`mə-tăd`ĭmə), 1836–1912, English painter, b. Friesland. He studied in Belgium, where he lived until 1869. In that year he went to England; there he became a citizen and enjoyed a long popularity and many honors. He is best known for his scholarly and meticulous paintings of scenes from Greek and Roman life.
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The original 1887 Alma-Tadema artcase Steinway, with fine-art decorations by world-famous artist Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, was sold in 1997 by Christie's in London at auction for $1.
Clockwise from top: Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836-1912) Tepidarium 1882; Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-82) Venus Verticordia 1864-8; Herbert Draper (1863-1920) The Lament for Icarus 1898; Herbert Draper (1863-1920) The Gates of Dawn 1900; Frederic, Lord Leighton (1830-1896) The Fisherman and the Siren c.