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oil on wood panel
51.0 × 119.0 cm
inscribed in black paint l.l.: Alma Tadema 1871
Accession Number
International Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1888
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Gallery location
19th Century European Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International

Commissioned from the artist by Ernest Gambart (1814–1902), 1871; Gambart collection, London and Spa, Belgium, until 1886; from whom purchased by Agnew’s (dealer), London, 14 July 1886 (stock no. 4137); with Agnew’s, until 1888; from where purchased, by Alfred Taddy Thompson and Sir James McCulloch, for the NGV, 22 May 1888.