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Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
British, born Netherlands, 1836–1912
Preparation for the Festivities (The Floral Wreath)
1866
Oil on canvas
Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts. Bequest of Madeleine Dahlgren Townsend, 1982.11



Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, designer
British, born Netherlands, 1836–1912
Johnstone, Norman & Co., London, manufacturers
Steinway & Sons, New York, instrument and case
Edward Poynter, painter of fallboard
English, 1836-1919
Model D Pianoforte and Stools
1884–87
Oak, cherry, ebony, boxwood, satinwood, cedar, holly, ivory, coral, mother-of-pearl, abalone, copper, brass, silver, parchment, oil on cedar, and modern upholstery
Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1997.8



John Singer Sargent
American, 1856–1925
Henry G. Marquand
1897
Oil on canvas
Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Gift of the Trustees, 1897, 97.43
Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Image Source: Art Resource, NY



Johnstone, Jupe & Co., London
“Jupe’s Patent” Extending Dining Table
c. 1839
Mahogany
Apter–Fredericks Ltd., London



Attributed to George Collins Cox
Marquand Music Room: view of the piano with its lid open
c. 1888–90.
Albumen print mounted on mat board,stamped: G. C. Cox Photo.
Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation, and Museums, Photo Archives Center.



Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, designer
British, born Netherlands, 1836–1912
Johnstone, Norman & Co., London, manufacturers
Armchair
1884–85
Mahogany with cedar and ebony veneer, carving and inlay of ebony, cedar, and boxwood, ivory, abalone shell, brass, and glass and red foil, and modern upholstery
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, W.25:1,2-1980
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London