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Current Location: In storage


94 Degrees in the Shade


Painter: Alma-Tadema, Lawrence




History note: Sir Henry Thompson, Bart, father of the donor

Place(s) associated

  • Godstone

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1920) by Thompson, Henry Francis Herbert, Sir, Bart


Production date: AD 1876


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

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas ( laid down on mahogany panel)
Frame Depth 6.5 cm Height 55.5 cm Width 42.2 cm
Panel Height 35.3 cm Width 21.6 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas laid down on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: L Alma Tadema op CLXIV
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Bermondsey Settlement Picture Exhibition, owner Sir H. Thomson, 9 Kensington Park Gdns., no. 1.
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed label
  • Type: Label
  • Text: R.A. Winter Exhibition, 1913, same lender, title given as "94(degrees) in the Shade. Mahogany panel bevelled at back
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed label
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1014
Primary reference Number: 723
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 6 June 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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