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lower left: L. Alma-Tadema Op. / CCXXXII

Provenance

Commissioned by William H. Stewart [1820-1897], Philadelphia and Paris;[1] (his estate sale, American Art Association, New York, 3-4 February 1898, 1st day, no. 13, as Roman Youth Reading Horace); William A. Clark [1839-1925], New York; bequest 1926 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1978
The William A. Clark Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 26 April - 16 June 1978, unnumbered catalogue.
1983
Sargent's Contemporaries, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 4 June - 28 August 1983, unpublished checklist, no. 2, as Roman Youth Reading Horace.
2001
Antiquities to Impressionism: The William A. Clark Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001-2002, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
Bibliography
1925
Carroll, Dana H. Catalogue of Objects of Fine Art and Other Properties at the Home of William Andrews Clark, 962 Fifth Avenue. Part I. Unpublished manuscript, n.d. (1925): 169.
1990
Swanson, Vern G. The Biography and Catalogue Raisonné of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema. London, 1990: 215, no. 271.