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A Foregone Conclusion  1885

by Lawrence Alma-Tadema

A Foregone Conclusion was commissioned by the founder of the Tate Gallery, Sir Henry Tate (1819-1899) as a wedding present for his second wife, Amy Hislop. Set in the time of the early Roman Empire, Alma-Tadema depicts a man bringing an engagement ring to his girlfriend in the hope that she will become his fiancée. The expectant look of the lady and her attendant holding h...
311 cm (122.4 in) x 229 cm (90.2 in)
Oil on panel
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