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

Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sitter in 56 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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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

x23311

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by William Henry Hoather, probably for Elliott & Fry
opalotype in frame, circa 1893
NPG x23311

x136547

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

published by Ogden's
cigarette card, published circa 1896-1907
NPG x136547

D43542

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton ('Men of the Day, No. 46.')

by James Jacques Tissot
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 29 June 1872
NPG D43542

D37284

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by Paul Adolphe Rajon, printed by Chardon, published by The British and Foreign Artists' Association, after George Frederic Watts
etching, published 1 November 1880
NPG D37284

D37285

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by Paul Adolphe Rajon, after George Frederic Watts
etching, published 1 November 1880
NPG D37285

D37286

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by Joseph Brown, after Henry Tanworth Wells
stipple engraving, after 1880
NPG D37286

D9833

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by Joseph Brown, after Henry Tanworth Wells
stipple engraving, after 1880
NPG D9833

D20725

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by Joseph Brown, after Henry Tanworth Wells
stipple engraving, circa 1881
NPG D20725

D37287

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by Maclure & Macdonald, published by The Pictorial World, after Samuel Alexander Walker
chromolithograph, published 5 May 1883
NPG D37287

x6150

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by Lock & Whitfield
woodburytype, published 1877
NPG x6150

Ax9143

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, published July 1888
NPG Ax9143

x6155

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by W. & D. Downey, published by Cassell & Company, Ltd
carbon print, published 1890
NPG x6155

D42236

Key to Private View of the Old Masters Exhibition, Royal Academy, 1888

after Henry Jamyn Brooks
photograph, 1919 or after
NPG D42236

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