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Alma-Tadema, Lawrence, Sir

Born: 1836 AD
Died: 1912 AD
Nationality: Dutch
Categories: Painters

1836 – Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema was born in Dronrijp on the 8th of January.

1852 – He entered the academy.

1859 – He assisted Leys in the hall of the hotel de ville at Antwerp.

1861 – His first great success was a picture of The Education of the Children of Clovis.

1863 – He painted Egyptians 3000 Years Ago. He married Marie-Pauline Gressin de Boisgirard.

1864 – He was awarded medals at the Paris Salon.

1867 – He was awarded medals at the Exposition Universelle.

1869 – He sent from Brussels to the Royal Academy two pictures, Un Amateur romain and Une Danse pyrrhique.

1870 – He returned to London with his three pictures including Un Jongleur.

1873 – He became a naturalized British.

1872 – He received a gold medal at Berlin.

1874 – He received a grand medal at Berlin.

1876 – He became an associate of the Royal Academy.

1879 – He became a Royal Academician.

1889 – He received a first class medal at the Paris Internation Exhibitions and became a member of the Royal Society of Watercolors.

1899 – He was knighted on the occasion of Queen Victoria’s eighty-first birthday.

1900 – He received a first class medal at the Paris Internation Exhibitions.

1907 – He was included in the Order of Merit.

1912 – He died on the 25th of June.