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94 Degrees in the Shade

Alma-Tadema, Lawrence (painter)

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94 Degrees in the Shade


Alma-Tadema, Lawrence (painter) [ULAN info: British artist, 1836-1912]







Production Notes

The scene shows a cornfield at Godstone, Surrey, with the donor, at that date aged seventeen, lying in the foreground.

Technique Description

oil on canvas laid down on panel


height: 35.3 cm
width: 21.6 cm




given: Thompson, Sir (Henry Francis) Herbert, Bart 1920 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

Sir Henry Thompson, Bart, father of the donor


  1. signature
    Position: lower right
    Content: L Alma Tadema op CLXIV
  2. label
    Position: verso
    Method: printed label
    Content: Bermondsey Settlement Picture Exhibition, owner Sir H. Thomson, 9 Kensington Park Gdns., no. 1.
  3. label
    Position: verso
    Method: printed label
    Content: R.A. Winter Exhibition, 1913, same lender, title given as "94(degrees) in the Shade. Mahogany panel bevelled at back


  1. (2005) Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum, London: Scala [page: 105]
  2. (1974) Landscapes from the Fitzwilliam, London?
    [comments: pl. 66]
  3. Goodison, J.W. (1977) Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School, Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press [page: 4]
  4. Swanson, Vern G. (1977) Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema. The Painter of the Victorian Vision of the Ancient World, [page: 17, 34]
    [comments: fig. 9]
  5. Ash, Russell (1989) Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, [page: 4]
    [comments: pl. 6, reproduced inside back flap]
  6. (1992) British Landscape Paintings from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Tokyo [page: 120-121]
    [comments: cat. no. 52, reproduced (colour)]

Accession Number

1014 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 723; Input Date: 1999-12-20 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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