Lawrence Alma-Tadema

1836 - 1912

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Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, (; born Lourens Alma Tadema Dutch pronunciation: [ˈlʌurəns ˈɑlmaː ˈtaːdəˌmaː]; 8 January 1836 – 25 June 1912) was a Dutch painter of special British denizenship. Born in Dronryp, the Netherlands, and trained at the Royal Academy of Antwerp, Belgium, he settled in London, England in 1870 and spent the rest of his life there. A classical-subject painter, he became famous for his depictions of the luxury and decadence of the Roman Empire, with languorous figures set in fabulous marbled interiors or against a backdrop of dazzling blue Mediterranean Sea and sky. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lawrence Alma-Tadema has received more than 574,957 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Lawrence Alma-Tadema is the 190th most popular painter (down from 177th in 2019), the 66th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 61st in 2019) and the 12th most popular Dutch Painter.

Lawrence Alma-Tadema was a Dutch painter. He is most famous for his paintings of ancient Rome, Greece, and Pompeii.

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Among painters, Lawrence Alma-Tadema ranks 190 out of 1,428Before him are Utamaro, Dieric Bouts, Pieter de Hooch, Zeuxis, Édouard-Henri Avril, and John William Waterhouse. After him are George Grosz, Antoine-Jean Gros, Chaim Soutine, Petrus Christus, Jean Dubuffet, and Pisanello.

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Among people born in 1836, Lawrence Alma-Tadema ranks 5Before him are Ramakrishna, Wilhelm Steinitz, Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, and Léo Delibes. After him are Sophia of Nassau, Marie Henriette of Austria, Francis II of the Two Sicilies, James Tissot, Henri Fantin-Latour, Sakamoto Ryōma, and Ferdinand Cheval. Among people deceased in 1912, Lawrence Alma-Tadema ranks 14Before him are Frederick VIII of Denmark, Thomas Andrews, Frédéric Passy, Joseph Lister, Gerhard Armauer Hansen, and Robert Falcon Scott. After him are William McMaster Murdoch, William IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Johann Martin Schleyer, Benjamin Guggenheim, John Jacob Astor IV, and Osborne Reynolds.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Lawrence Alma-Tadema ranks 66 out of 1,209Before him are Jan Tinbergen (1903), Geert Hofstede (1928), Dieric Bouts (1415), Pieter de Hooch (1629), Sophia of Hanover (1630), and Christiaan Eijkman (1858). After him are Rem Koolhaas (1944), Petrus Christus (1410), Sylvia Kristel (1952), William V, Prince of Orange (1748), Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange (1584), and William IV, Prince of Orange (1711).

Among PAINTERS In Netherlands

Among painters born in Netherlands, Lawrence Alma-Tadema ranks 12Before him are Piet Mondrian (1872), Jan Steen (1626), Theo van Gogh (1857), Jacob van Ruisdael (1628), Dieric Bouts (1415), and Pieter de Hooch (1629). After him are Petrus Christus (1410), Gerard van Honthorst (1592), Lucas van Leyden (1494), Han van Meegeren (1889), Jan van Goyen (1596), and Willem de Kooning (1904).