The European Art Sale Part I

The European Art Sale Part I

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Lawrence Alma-Tadema

After the Bath

Auction Closed

January 27, 10:47 PM GMT


30,000 - 50,000 USD

Lot Details


Lawrence Alma-Tadema


1836 - 1912

After the Bath

signed and inscribed L. ALMA-TADEMA op. CCXI (on table)

watercolor on paper, laid down on board

sheet: 14 by 6½ in.; 35.5 by 16.05 cm

framed: 22¾ by 16 in.; 57.7 by 40.6 cm

We are grateful to Vern Swanson for confirming the authenticity of this work, which will be included in the catalogue raisonné of the artist's works on paper currently in preparation, and for contributing the catalogue entry. 

Commissioned by Messrs. Pilgeram and L. H. Lefevre, London, 1879
Acquired by William H. Vanderbilt, New York, before 1883
Brigadier-General Cornelius Vanderbilt, New York (inherited from the above)
Sold by order of Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt, New York (Her sale: Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 18 April, 1945, lot 109)
Roy M. Mason (acquired from the above)
Illustrated London News (13 Dec 1879) p.559.
Magazine of Art (February 1880) p. 159.
The Collection of W. H. Vanderbilt 640 Fifth Ave. New York (1884, no.176) p.82.
Carel Vosmaer, manuscript of Alma-Tadema Catalogue Raisonne (c.1885, no.247); Rudolph Dircks, 1910, p.27.