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Leighton, Frederic, Baron Leighton (1830-1896), painter

Christopher Newall

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/16399
Leighton, Frederic, Baron Leighton (1830-1896), painter


Family background, childhood, and education | Formative years in Italy and France | The 1860s | Classical subjects | Landscape | Portraiture | Working method | Other projects and activities | Role in artistic life | Leighton's late career | Final years | Critical fortunes

Reference Entry.  7393 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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