(England, Netherlands 08 Jan 1836 – 28 Jun 1912)
54.6 x 66.7 cm sight; 73.5 x 85.8 x 6.0 cm frame
Sir Herbert Thompson (England, b.1859, d.1944), 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 (England, b.1820, d.1904), circa 1882-1904, London/England, Surgeon and pupil of Alma-Tadema. Father of Sir Herbert Thompson.
Pilgeram and Lefevre (England, estab. 1870, closed 1926), 1875-circa 1882, London/England, Commissioned by Pilgeram and Lefevre, sold circa 1882 to Sir Henry Thompson.
Roger Benjamin, Ursula Prunster, Lynne Thornton and Mounira Khemir, Orientalism - Delacroix to Klee, Sydney, 1997, 95 (colour illus.). cat.no. 36
R. Dircks., Art Annual, Article written, 1910.
Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 7 (illus.).
Renée Free and Peter Laverty, Victorian Olympians, Sydney, 1975, 14-15, 53 (illus.). cat.no. 4
Jasper Griffin, The Australian Review of Books, 'Tales of the city', pg. 25-26, Surry Hills, Jul 1998, 25 (colour illus.).
Peter Haynes (Compilator), Famous people: a selective who's who from works in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1981, 3 (illus.).
Alison Inglis, Queens & sirens: archaeology in 19th century art and design, 'The Past is not a Foreign Country', pg. 4-5, Geelong, 1998, 5, 9 (illus.). cat.no. 2, fig. 3
Michelle Lovric, Cleopatra's face: fatal beauty, London, 2001, 49 (colour illus.).
Musées d'art et d'historie, Genève, Cléopâtre dans le miroir de l'art occidental, 2004, 358 (colour illus.). fig.1, illustrated in reference to cat.no.69
Percy Standing, Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, London, 1905, 73, 74, 98.
Vern Swanson, The biography and catalogue raisonné of the paintings of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, London, 1990, 182, 360 (illus.). cat.no. 184
Peter Tomory and Anne Kirker, British painting 1800-1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 44. cat.no. 20
H. Zimmern., Art Annual, Article written, 1902.
H. Zimmern, Art Annual, 'L. Alma Tadema, his life and work', London, 1886, 19.
Unknown, Brussels 1875, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 1875–1875
Royal Scottish Academy, 1875, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, 1875–1875
Royal Academy of Arts, 1876, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1876–1876
Fair Women, Grafton Galleries, London, 1894–1894
Contemporary British Artists, collection of copies of masterpieces (Spring Exhibition), Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, 12 Mar 1908–26 Apr 1908
Royal Academy of Arts winter exhibition, 1913, Royal Academy of Arts, London, Winter 1913–Winter 1913
Unknown, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, 1913–1913
Orientalism - Delacroix to Klee:
Queens & Sirens: archaeology in 19th century art and design, Geelong Art Gallery, 26 Sep 1998–01 Nov 1998
Love and death: art in the age of Queen Victoria:
Unknown, Grosvenor Gallery, England 1882, Grosvenor Gallery, London, England, Winter 1882-1883–Winter 1882-1883