Leighton, Frederick (1830-96; English)

Work by Leighton included in this catalogue Leighton Study for Elijah {1897} NGV [DR] Ceramics bought on Leighton’s advice in 1885: see note below. The artist, described by Christopher Wood as “the Hercules of Victorian classicism,” was knighted in 1878, and was then made a peer shortly before he died. The drawing listed above was