Sir Lawrence, 1836–1912, English painter, born in the Netherlands.
They needed no scenery by Alma-Tadema to make them think themselves in Rome.
The Theory of the Theatre Clayton Hamilton
The kind of bench which Alma-Tadema usually fills with diaphanous maidens.
The Lure of the Mask Harold MacGrath
Then, Mr. Alma-Tadema, he has not turned his back on the glorious Antique.
Old Friends Andrew Lang
Mr. Alma-Tadema apparently drew the fine leaden oleander tub in his picture from these coffins, and it makes a perfect flower-pot.
Leadwork W. R. Lethaby
Alma-Tadema exhibits in the English gallery, and his contribution has raised the average of that section by a good third.
Lippincott’s Magazine, Vol. 22, November, 1878 Various
Naturally an artist playing at Alma-Tadema’s home for the first time could not help speculating as to his chances.
Violin Mastery Frederick H. Martens
Sir Lawrence. 1836–1912, Dutch-English painter of studies of Greek and Roman life
noun a town in S central Portugal, on the S bank of the Tagus estuary opposite Lisbon: statue of Christ 110 m (360 ft) high, erected 1959. Pop: 160 826 (2001) Historical Examples Sousa de Maceda mentions almada as the preserver of the archbishop. The History of the Revolutions of Portugal Abb Vertot Where, cried […]
a town in Spain: mercury mines. Historical Examples In 1806, two Idria furnaces were put up at almaden, but the engineers are not favorably impressed with them. Scientific American Supplement, No. 312, December 24, 1881 Various At Idria and almaden the sulphurets are extremely rich in mercury. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines Andrew […]
(italics) a Greek work on astronomy by Ptolemy. (lowercase) any of various medieval works of a like kind, as on astrology or alchemy. Historical Examples The first Arabic translation of the Almagest was made Arab astronomers. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7 Various Tables of mean motions of the Sun are given in […]
(in Egypt) a woman or girl who dances or sings professionally. Historical Examples The Kohen alone landed; the rest remained on board, and almah and I with them. A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder James De Mille He said something, whereupon almah arose and beckoned to me to follow. A Strange Manuscript Found […]