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LEIGHTON, Edmund Blair (1853 - 1922), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LEIGHTON, Edmund Blair (1853 - 1922), Painter

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British, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 21 September 1853, in London; died 1 September 1922, in London.

Painter. Religious subjects, genre scenes, portraits.

[not available online] [not available online] [not available online]Edmund Blair Leighton was the son of the painter Charles Blair Leighton, and began painting at the age of 21. He trained at the Royal Academy in London, where he subsequently exhibited from 1878.

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