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IMPORTANT ART FROM THE JOHN SCHAEFFER AO COLLECTION

SIR LAWRENCE ALMA-TADEMA, O.M. R.A.
1836-1912

Una Carita (1883)

Estimate $35,000 – $45,000

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IMPORTANT ART FROM THE JOHN SCHAEFFER AO COLLECTION

SIR LAWRENCE ALMA-TADEMA, O.M. R.A.

1836-1912
Una Carita (1883)

oil on board
signed and inscribed 'CCLI – / L ALMA – TADEMA OPUS' lower centre
11 x 8.5 cm

  • Lot Sold SOLD (Hammer Price)

Provenance

Painted for Giovanni Battista Amendolas Tombola, Naples, in May 1883
Count Padio Gaetani
Sotheby's, Belgravia, 27 June 1978, lot 51
Owen Edgar, London, until 1980
Christie's, London, 5 June 1981, lot 45
Christie's, London, 25 November 2003, lot 151, illustrated
Private Collection, acquired from the above
Victorian & British Art, Christie's, London, 12 December 2013, lot 57, illustrated (label verso)
Mr John Schaeffer AO, Sydney, acquired from the above

Exhibited

The Unknown Alma-Tadema, Brigham Young University, Utah, February 1979, no. 28

Literature

Alma-Tadema's letter to C. Vosmaer, May 1883, in C.J.G. Vosmaer, Alma-Tadema Catalogue Raisonné, unpublished MS, Leiden, circa 1885
Rudolf Dircks, 'The Later Works of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, O.M., R.A., R.W.S.', Art Journal, Christmas Supplement, London, 1910, p. 31
Connoisseur, London, CXCVIII, June 1978, p. 117 (illustrated)
Vern G. Swanson, The Biography and Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, 1990, cat. no. 288, pp. 288, 416, (illustrated)

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Liza Hallam

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Important Art from The John Schaeffer AO Collection

AU0824  |  29 Apr 2018  |  Sydney
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