Lord Frederic Leighton art links 


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Lord Frederic Leighton: Acme and Septimius
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Lord Frederic Leighton

[English Classicist Painter and Sculptor, 1830-1896]

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Original works by Lord Frederic Leighton available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
3 works online

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
Study of Vicenzo for the Head of Romeo, pencil drawing, 1854

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteLeighton House Museum, London, UK

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  
Actaea, the Nymph of the Shore

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteSmithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
3 works online

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Athlete Struggling with a Python

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
The feigned death of Juliet, 1856-58

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Beaverbrook Art Gallery, New Brunswick

Belton House, Grantham, Lincolnshire, England
The ALT text on this painting identifies it as Leighton's Lady Brownlow. Click here for the National Trust homepage for Belton House.

Cecil French Bequest Gallery, London, UK

Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
31 works by or related to the artist

Dahesh Museum, New York City (Zoomable)
3 works online

Dublin City Gallery | The Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland   NEW!

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas   NEW!

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock, Scotland

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
Jonathan's Token to David, ca.1868

National Museums Liverpool, UK
Overview page with 8 works online

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
4 portraits, including Sir Richard Francis Burton, 1872-75

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

The Faringdon Collection at Buscot Park, Oxfordshire, UK
Daedalus and Icarus

The Huntington Library, California

Tyne & Wear Museums Database, England
Drapery Study for 'Solitude', 1889

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

Victoria Gallery and Museum at the University of Liverpool, England
The Sluggard

Virtual Museum of Canada

Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Quite a few works online

D'Outre Manche Database of British Art in French Public Collections

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
4 works online

Notable SiteLord Frederic Leighton at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteLord Frederic Leighton at The Athenaeum  
6 works online by Leighton

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Lord Frederic Leighton at ArtMagick

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

Lord Frederic Leighton at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"

Shakespeare Illustrated

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

The Victorian Web

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Lord Frederic Leighton  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

The London Evening Standard
"Why is Lord Leighton in the dark?", 2007 article by Brian Sewell

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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Frederic Leighton: Antiquity, Renaissance, Modernity

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The Art of Lord Leighton

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Frederic Lord Leighton


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