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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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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

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