Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Anglo-Dutch, January 8, 1836 - June 25, 1912
Collected by major museums
Tate, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Lawrence Alma-Tadema. Decadence & Antiquity,
Belvedere Museum

Over the course of his career, Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema came to be known as that painter of “Victorians in togas”, for his depictions of luxury and decadence in fabulous exotic landscapes and interiors. Alma-Tadema first studied under the Belgian historical painter Henrik Leys, and assisted him in completing frescoes …

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