An image of Cleopatra

Lawrence Alma-Tadema

(England, Netherlands 08 Jan 1836 – 28 Jun 1912)

Cleopatra

Location
19th c European art
Year
1875
Media
Painting
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
54.6 x 66.7 cm sight; 73.5 x 85.8 x 6.0 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., brown paint "L Alma-Tadema op CXLVI".
Credit
Gift of Sir Herbert Thompson 1920
Accession number
657
Provenance
Sir Herbert Thompson, 1904-1920, London/England, Gift of Sir Herbert Thompson 1920. An Egyptologist, Sir Thompson donated the painting to the AGNSW after members of his cousin's family (Mrs Montague Grover, Sydney) admired it.
Sir Henry Thompson, circa 1882-1904, London/England, Surgeon and pupil of Alma-Tadema. Father of Sir Herbert Thompson.
Pilgeram and Lefevre, 1875-circa 1882, London/England, Commissioned by Pilgeram and Lefevre, sold circa 1882 to Sir Henry Thompson.