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Alma-Tadema, Lawrence, Sir

Born: 1836 AD
Died: 1912 AD, at 76 years of age.

Nationality: Dutch
Categories: Painters

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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.


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