View full screen - View 1 of Lot 478. On the Roman Staircase.
478

Lawrence Alma-Tadema

On the Roman Staircase

Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Lawrence Alma-Tadema

On the Roman Staircase

On the Roman Staircase

Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Dutch

1836 - 1912

On the Roman Staircase


signed and inscribed L. Alma-Tadema OP. CVIII (balustrade upper right)

watercolor on paper

sheet: 17¼ by 3¾ in.; 43.8 by 9.5 cm

framed: 25¾ by 12 in.; 65.4 by 30.4 cm

The sheet is in excellent condition and fully laid down.



The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Commissioned by Messrs. Ernest Gambart, London, 1872
Emanuel Walter, San Francisco
His bequest to the San Francisco Institute of Art
Sale: Butterfield & Butterfield, San Francisco, 8 March 1971, lot 206
Mr. & Mrs. Edward Charles Bassett, San Francisco
Private collection
Carel Vosmaer, Catalogue Raisonné of Lawrence Alma-Tadema, unpublished manuscript with later additions, Leiden c. 1885, no. 129
Art Journal, 1888, p. 323, illustrated
Tadema letter to Frederic George Stephens, 6 July 1888, Bodleian Library (77)
Rudolf Dircks, "The Later Works of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, O.M., R.A.,"
Art Journal supplementary monograph, Christmas Issue, 1910, p. 27
Emanuel Walter Collection, San Francisco Institute of Art (mc, nd), no. 75
Brussels, Royal Society of Watercolours, 1874