(England, Netherlands 08 Jan 1836 – 28 Jun 1912)
77.8 x 48.4 cm sight; 126.0 x 78.0 x 7.3 cm frame
John and Julie Schaeffer, 07 Nov 1997-Feb 1999, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, Gift of John and Julie Schaeffer 1999. Purchased by Mrs and Mrs Schaeffer at Christie's London, 7 Novemeber 1997 'Fine Victorian pictures, drawings and other works of art', lot 85 - 'The property of a gentleman'.
Christie's London, 07 Nov 1997, London/England, 'Fine Victorian pictures, drawings and other works of art', lot 85 - 'The property of a gentleman'
Auslander and Wittgenstein, 1984-1985, New York/New York/United States of America, [dealer]
Private Collection, post 1979, United States of America
Charles Jerdein, May 1978-19 Mar 1979, London/England
Maurice Sternberg Galleries, 1977-May 1978, Chicago/Illinois/United States of America
Private Collection, pre 1977, Texas/United States of America, Sold 1977.
Messrs Wallace, post 25 Jun 1908, London/England, Purchased 25 June 1908 from Christie's London, lot 110, 300gn
Christie's London, 25 Jun 1908, London/England, lot no. 110
Stephen G. Holland, 1897, London/England, In the collection of Stephen G. Holland by 1897
Messrs Braskamp, post 10 Sep 1895, Amsterdam/Netherlands
Messrs Alfred Preyer, 10 Sep 1895, Amsterdam/Netherlands, lot 102, sold to Messrs Braskamp, Amsterdam 12,000 guilders
N.A. Streengracht van Moyland, pre 10 Sep 1895, Netherlands
Diligentia, Dec 1893, The Hague/Netherlands
Mr Biesing, 1893
Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd, 30 Apr 1892-1893, London/England, purchased by Arthur Tooth & Sons from Christie's London, 30 April 1892, lot no. 149, 810gn
Christie's London, 30 Apr 1892, London/England, lot no. 149
Jose de Murietta, Marquis de Santurce, post 1870, Spain
Ernest Gambart, 1870, London/England, [dealer] Commissioned by Gambart, sold 1870
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales Annual Report 1999, 'Director's Introduction', pg. 5-7, Sydney, 1999, 6 (colour illus.), 20.
Russell Ash, Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, New York, 1989, (colour illus.). plate no. 3
Atkinson J. Beavington., Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, 'Contemporary Art - Poetic and Positive: Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Alma-Tadema', Mar 1883, 404-5, 411.
Edwin Becker, Edward Morris, Elizabeth Prettejohn and Julian Treuherz (Editors), Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, New York, 1996, 156-159, 157 (colour illus.). cat.no. 20
Christie's London (Editor), Christie's London: Fine Victorian pictures, drawings and other works of art, London, 07 Nov 1997, cover (colour illus.), 68, 69 (colour illus.). lot. 85
Robert Dein, Look, 'The gladiator connection', pg. 13, South Yarra, Nov 2000, 13 (colour illus.).
Peter Raissis, Look, 'Victorians in togas', pg. 6-7, South Yarra, Mar 1999, cover (colour illus.), 6, 7 (colour illus.). The image appearing on the cover is a detail of the work.
Michael Reid, The Weekend Australian, 'Give the artful tax didger a break', Surry Hills, 27 Nov 1999-28 Nov 1999, 35 (colour illus.).
Percy Standing, Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, London, 1905, 50 (colour illus.).
Vern Swanson, The biography and catalogue raisonné of the paintings of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, London, 1990, 156. cat.no. 119
Vern Swanson, Sir Lawrence Alam-Tadema: The painter of the Victorian vision of the ancient world, London, 1977, 136.
A.G. Temple, The Art of Paintings in the Queen's Reign: Diamond Jubilee, London, 1897, 192-93 (illus.).
Editor Unknown (Editor), Athenaeum, 07 May 1870, 618-19.
Editor Unknown (Editor), Antiques, Mar 1978, 470 (colour illus.).
Editor Unknown (Editor), Magazine of Art, London, 1903, 519-20.
Editor Unknown (Editor), Illustrated London News, London, 14 May 1870, 503.
Royal Academy of Arts, 1870:
The works of L. Alama-Tadema, Grosvenor Gallery, London, England, Winter 1882–Winter 1882
Corporation loan exhibition, Mansion House, 1897–1897
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema: