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Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Welcome Footsteps (The Well-Known Footsteps), November 1883

West Coast Private Collection

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Welcome Footsteps (The Well-Known Footsteps), November 1883

Welcome Footsteps (The Well-Known Footsteps), November 1883

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West Coast Private Collection

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

1836 - 1912

Welcome Footsteps (The Well-Known Footsteps), November 1883


signed and inscribed Alma Tadema OP CCLVII (upper center)

oil on panel

panel: 16 by 21¾ in.; 40.6 by 55.2 cm

framed: 26½ by 27¾ in.; 64.7 by 70.4 cm

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with M Knoedler & Co, New York & London (by 1884)

with Arthur Tooth & Sons, London (by 1888)

with D Dyce Brown Esq (by 1896)

Alexander R. Peacock, Pittsburg, PA

with Scott & Fowles, New York (by November 1931)

Private collection, New York

with Central Picture Gallery, New York (by September 1978)

with French & Co., New York (by October 1978)

with Charles Jerdein, London (1979)

Private collection, Italy

Sale: Sotheby's, New York, 15 May 1983, lot 39

Private collection

Sale: Christie's, London, 21 June 1985, lot 104

Acquired from the above sale by the present owner

Royal Institute of Painters in Oil Colours, 1st Exhibition, London 1883, no. 466, plate 77.
Illustrated London News, 22 December 1883, p. 606.
The Athenaeum, 22 December 1883, p. 821.
Carel Vosmaer, Catalogue Raisonné of Lawrence Alma-Tadema, unpublished manuscript with later additions, Leiden c. 1885, no. 300.
The Art Gallery, 1901, illustrated.
Rudolph Dircks, "Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema," Art Journal, 1910, p. 31
Apollo, CVIII, no. 202, December 1978, p. 111, illustrated.
Russel Ash, Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, 1989, pp. 40-41, illustrated.
Vern G. Swanson, The Biography and Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, London, 1990, no. 292, pp. 222, 418, illustrated.
London, Royal Institute of Painters in Oil Colours, 1st Exhibition, December/ January 1883-84, no. 466
Birmingham, Royal Society of Artists, Spring Exhibition, 1896, no. 370