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Oil painting - The Visit: a Dutch interior
  • The Visit: a Dutch interior
    Alma-Tadema, Lawrence Sir, born 1836 - died 1912
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The Visit: a Dutch interior

  • Object:

    Oil painting

  • Place of origin:

    Brussels (probably, painted)

  • Date:

    1868 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Alma-Tadema, Lawrence Sir, born 1836 - died 1912 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Oil on panel
    Frame: 19th C gilded composition Frame

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Constantine Alexander Ionides

  • Museum number:

    CAI.16

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A Dutch interior of the 17th century, a mother lying in a curtained bed, in the room a visitor seated, and a nursemaid with the baby.

Place of Origin

Brussels (probably, painted)

Date

1868 (painted)

Artist/maker

Alma-Tadema, Lawrence Sir, born 1836 - died 1912 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Oil on panel
Frame: 19th C gilded composition Frame

Marks and inscriptions

'L Alma-Tadema 1868'
Signed and dated by the artist

Dimensions

Height: 19.25 in estimate, Width: 25.5 in estimate, Weight: 20 kg with frame, Height: 800 mm frame, Width: 955 mm frame, Depth: 117 mm frame

Object history note

Christie's, 18 June 1892, lot 90; bought for £168 by Stephen J. Gooden, 57 Pall Mall [his trade label appears on the verso of CAI.16]; purchased by Ionides on 27 June 1892 for £200 (listed at this valuation in his inventory, private collection); bequeathed by Constantine Alexander Ionides, 1900.

Descriptive line

Oil painting, 'The visit: A Dutch Interior', Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, 1868

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Swanson, Vern G. The biography and catalogue raisonné of the paintings of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema. London: Garton & Co. in association with Scolar, 1990, p. 152, cat. no. 110
Elizabeth Prettejohn & Peter Trippi, eds. Lawrence Alma-Tadema : at home in antiquity Munich : Prestel, [2016] 9783791355528
p. 40

Materials

Oil paint; Panel

Techniques

Oil painting

Subjects depicted

Motherhood; Infants; Mothers

Categories

Interiors; Paintings; Children & Childhood

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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