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 SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteLeighton House Museum, London, UK

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

Notable SiteLord Frederic Leighton at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
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 SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
(Zoomable - look for the magnifying glass and the text "Magnify image")
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

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Selections from a recent exhibition: "Under Cover: Artists' Sketchbooks"

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas
Miss May Sartoris

Lord Frederic Leighton in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

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
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Portrait of a Roman Lady (La Nanna)

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Tate Gallery, London, UK

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

The Huntington Library, California

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

Tyne & Wear Museums Database, England
Drapery Study For 'Solitude'

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

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

Art Market:
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

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

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteLord Frederic Leighton in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteArtcyclopedia
Masterscan feature: Self-portrait

Notable SiteLord Frederic Leighton at CGFA  

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project   NEW!
4 works online

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)  
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Brian Yoder's Art Gallery and Critic's Corner

Brian Yoder's Art Gallery and Critic's Corner

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

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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 SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

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

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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

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Frederic Leighton: Antiquity, Renaissance, Modernity

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The Art of Lord Leighton

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Frederic Leighton: Winding the Skein
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Frederic Leighton: Mother and Child
Mother and Child

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Frederic Leighton: Painter's Honeymoon
Painter's Honeymoon

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Frederic Leighton: Clytie

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Frederic Leighton: By the Sea
By the Sea

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Frederic Leighton: Flaming June
Flaming June

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Frederic Leighton: The Music Lesson
The Music Lesson

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