Leighton Family Portraits
Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton
by Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton
Until 4 July 2004
This display brings together the earliest traceable self-portrait of the painter Frederic, Lord Leighton, with drawings of his sisters Augusta and Alexandra, made when Leighton was still in his teens. Watercolour portraits of his parents by the miniaturist Edward Foster are also included.
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