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Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema RA, Miss Anna Alma-Tadema

Miss Anna Alma-Tadema, 1883

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema RA (1836 - 1912)

RA Collection: Art

Anna and her sister Laurense were the children of Alma-Tadema and his first wife Pauline (d. 1869). This portrait shows Anna, aged 15, in the family home, Townsend House. She stands looking towards the hallway with her back to the area where her step-mother's studio and the conservatory were located. Mrs Alma-Tadema is depicted in two of the painted ovals on the door, one of which shows her wearing a blue-bonnet and the other dressed in black. Anna's flowing dress and seashell necklace are typical of Aesthetic fashions of the period.

Object details

Title
Miss Anna Alma-Tadema
Artist/designer
Date
1883
Object type
Painting
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions

1130 mm x 785 mm

Collection
Royal Academy of Arts
Object number
03/908
Acquisition
Purchased from Anna Alma-Tadema in 1944

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