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ALMA-TADEMA, Lawrence (1836 - 1912), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ALMA-TADEMA, Lawrence (1836 - 1912), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver

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Belgian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active mainly in England.

Born 8 January 1836, in Dronrijp, near Leuwarden (Westfriesland); died 25 June 1912.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver. Historical subjects, mythological subjects, genre scenes, scenes with figures, figures, portraits, interiors, ruins.

[not available online]Alma-Tadema was a child prodigy. From a very early age he showed a very active liking and great aptitude for drawing. Sadly,

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