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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 who later settled in the United Kingdom and became a denizen there. 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 649,984 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Lawrence Alma-Tadema is the 199th most popular painter (down from 190th in 2019), the 72nd most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 66th in 2019) and the 13th most popular 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

Among painters, Lawrence Alma-Tadema ranks 199 out of 1,421Before him are Ivan Shishkin, Dieric Bouts, Pisanello, Niko Pirosmani, Anton Raphael Mengs, and Hans Baldung. After him are Zeuxis, Jeanne Hébuterne, Andrea del Castagno, Zdzisław Beksiński, Giorgio Morandi, and Natalia Goncharova.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1836, Lawrence Alma-Tadema ranks 6Before him are Ramakrishna, Wilhelm Steinitz, Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Léo Delibes, and Sophia of Nassau. After him are Francis II of the Two Sicilies, Marie Henriette of Austria, Henri Fantin-Latour, Sakamoto Ryōma, Ferdinand Cheval, and James Tissot. Among people deceased in 1912, Lawrence Alma-Tadema ranks 13Before him are Frédéric Passy, Frederick VIII of Denmark, Karl May, Thomas Andrews, Robert Falcon Scott, and Joseph Lister. After him are William McMaster Murdoch, William IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Gerhard Armauer Hansen, Auguste Beernaert, John Jacob Astor IV, and Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Lawrence Alma-Tadema ranks 72 out of 1,427Before him are Tobias Asser (1838), Frits Zernike (1888), William IV, Prince of Orange (1711), Dieric Bouts (1415), Jan Tinbergen (1903), and William V, Prince of Orange (1748). After him are Jacob Roggeveen (1659), Hugo de Vries (1848), Carel Fabritius (1622), Jan Oort (1900), Gerard van Honthorst (1592), and Sophia of Hanover (1630).

Among PAINTERS In Netherlands

Among painters born in Netherlands, Lawrence Alma-Tadema ranks 13Before him are Jan Steen (1626), Jacob van Ruisdael (1628), Han van Meegeren (1889), Pieter de Hooch (1629), Theo van Gogh (1857), and Dieric Bouts (1415). After him are Carel Fabritius (1622), Gerard van Honthorst (1592), Judith Leyster (1609), Lucas van Leyden (1494), Gerard David (1450), and Willem de Kooning (1904).