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Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton (1830-1896), Painter; former President of the Royal Academy

Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sitter in 55 portraits
Artist associated with 7 portraits
Painter and sculptor born in Scarborough. Leighton received academic training in various European cities. His first exhibited work Cimabue's Madonna, painted in Rome in 1855, was a triumph at the Royal Academy's exhibition and its success marked Leighton as one of the most promising artists of his generation. He was elected President of the RA in 1878 and became one of the most successful holders of the office.

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1957a

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

after Sir Thomas Brock
bronze cast after plaster bust, 1923 (1892)
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1957a

Ax14850

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax14850

Ax28954

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax28954

Ax17856

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax17856

x6149

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x6149

x27582

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x27582

Ax17512

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, published 1877
NPG Ax17512

x128752

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by Unknown photographer
woodburytype, published 1879
NPG x128752

x46990

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by Window & Grove
albumen carte-de-visite, 1880s
NPG x46990

x46568

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

published by John C. Murdoch
albumen carte-de-visite, 1880s
NPG x46568

Ax27814

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by and published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, after Joseph Parkin Mayall
photogravure, circa 1883, published 1884
NPG Ax27814

x6151

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by Kingsbury & Notcutt
albumen cabinet card, circa 1886
NPG x6151

x27597

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by Albert Eugene Fradelle
albumen cabinet card, late 1880s
NPG x27597

x6148

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, published July 1888
NPG x6148

x29177

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, circa 1890
NPG x29177

x6152

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, circa 1890
NPG x6152

x6154

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by W. & D. Downey
carbon print, circa 1890
NPG x6154

x6401

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by Frederick John Jenkins, after W. & D. Downey
heliogravure, circa 1890
NPG x6401

Ax14752

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by W. & D. Downey, published by Cassell & Company, Ltd
carbon print, published 1890
NPG Ax14752

x127457

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, before 1891
NPG x127457

x6153

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by Elliott & Fry
carbon print on paper mount, published 4 July 1891
NPG x6153

x7373

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by Ralph Winwood Robinson, published by C. Whittingham & Co
platinum print, published 1892
NPG x7373

x96143

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1892
NPG x96143

x96144

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1892
NPG x96144

x96145

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1892
NPG x96145

x96146

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1892
NPG x96146

x96147

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1892
NPG x96147