Monday, March 21, 2011

Frederic Leighton, 1st Baron Leighton

Frederic Leighton, 1st Baron Leighton PRA (3 December 1830 – 25 January 1896), known as Sir Frederic Leighton, Bt, between 1886 and 1896, was an English painter and sculptor. His works depicted historical, biblical and classical subject matter. Leighton was bearer of the shortest-lived peerage in history; after only one day his hereditary peerage became extinct.,_1st_Baron_Leighton

[At the Fountain] c. 1892
[Eucharis - A Girl with a Basket of Fruit] c 1863
[A Girl]
[Portrait of a Lady]

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