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Title:

Sir Henry Thompson, Bart (1878)

Maker:

Alma-Tadema, Lawrence; painter; British artist, 1836-1912

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

1878

School/Style:

British

Description:

A sketch painted directly onto the wood, in the form of a vignette.

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
panel (wood); support

Technique
Description:

oil on panel

Dimension(s):

height, 28.1, cm
width, 20.9, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1920; Thompson, Sir (Henry Francis) Herbert, Bart

Inscription(s):

signature; lower left; LAT
label; verso; MS label; A sketch of the Owner, made on board the "Gipsy", Thames House Boat, by Alma Tadema, when he Stayed with me & Herbert on the boat for a little sketching visit in the year 1878: made on the panel of hte cabin sleeping room door. Henry Thompson "Owner" (a further note in the same hand is added along the bottom of the label) It was exhibited at the Grosvenor in 1882-3 with Tadema's work. Signed Tadema
label; verso; MS label; 29

Exhibition(s):

Winter Exhibition (1882-83). 1882 - 1883
Venue: Grosvenor Galleries, London?
Catalogue number: 237

The Society of Three: Alphonse Legros, Henri Fantin-Latour, James McNeill Whistler. 1998-11-03 - 1999-02-14
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)
Catalogue number: 55

Documentation:

Goodison, J.W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 3
reproduced

Swanson, Vern G.. 1977. Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema. The Painter of the Victorian Vision of the Ancient World.p. 17

Accession:

Object Number: 1012
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 719; input: 1999-12-20; modified: 2009-07-31)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/719





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