The Visit: a Dutch interior

Oil Painting
1868 (painted)
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Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Oil on panel Frame: 19th C gilded composition Frame
Brief Description
Oil painting, 'The visit: A Dutch Interior', Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, 1868
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.
Dimensions
  • Estimate height: 19.25in
  • Estimate width: 25.5in
  • With frame weight: 20kg
  • Frame height: 800mm
  • Frame width: 955mm
  • Frame depth: 117mm
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
'L Alma-Tadema 1868' (Signed and dated by the artist)
Credit line
Bequeathed by Constantine Alexander Ionides
Object history
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.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic References
  • 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
  • p. 40Elizabeth Prettejohn & Peter Trippi, eds. Lawrence Alma-Tadema : at home in antiquity Munich : Prestel, [2016] 9783791355528
Collection
Accession Number
CAI.16

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record createdJune 11, 2003
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