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The description for this lot should read:
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, O.M., R.A. (1836-1912)
The Oaks at Kidbrooke Park
Mrs. Henry James Slack, London.
London, Grosvenor Gallery, 1882-83, no. 279.