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 (ăl′mə-tăd′ə-mə), Sir Lawrence 1836-1912.
Dutch-born British painter noted for his vivid depictions of scenes from ancient Greece and Rome.


(Biography) Sir Lawrence. 1836–1912, Dutch-English painter of studies of Greek and Roman life


(ˌæl məˈtæd ə mə)

Sir Lawrence, 1836–1912, English painter, born in the Netherlands.
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Alma-Tadema was a successful Victorian-era artist known for painting rich and detailed images of classical antiquity, Orientalist fantasies, nudes and biblical scenes.
Love in Idleness art poster (PS10) by Lawrence Alma-Tadema.
It reminded me of my experience with the great Victorian painter Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema.
A dark Alma-Tadema shows the frieze of the Parthenon to his friends (1868).
He owns the only three Steinway Legendary pianos ever made: the Alma-Tadema, the Peace Piano and the White House piano--all recreations of historic instruments.
He discusses Italian Ottocento painting, the development of the English Pre-Raphaelite movement and critical response to it in Italy; the works of Gabriele D'Annunzio and influence of Lawrence Alma-Tadema and Dante Gabriel Rossetti; painters Nino Costa and others; and artists' societies.
These included Lawrence Alma-Tadema and his paintings of "languorous Grecian ladies", and the pre-Raphaelite Dante Gabriel Rossetti.
Although not celebrating explicit ties with the Aesthetic Movement, the Sunday Society, which included Frederic Leighton, Lawrence Alma-Tadema, and G.
Grimshaw merits comparison with more august masters than Tissot, Millais and Alma-Tadema.
For the rest, Solomon inhabits the medieval neverland of Rossetti and Burne-Jones or the classical world of such artists as Leighton and Alma-Tadema, and much of what he produced has an essentially secondhand look.