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Frederic, Lord Leighton, 1830-1896 : painter and sculptor of the Victorian age

Author: Frederic Leighton Leighton of Stretton, Baron; Margot Brandlhuber; Michael Buhrs; Christopher Newall; Museum Villa Stuck.
Publisher: Munich ; New York : Prestel, ©2009.
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"Painter and sculptor Frederic, Lord Leighton is one of the foremost artists of the Victorian classical school. His masterpieces featuring mythological subjects are thought to be the inspiration behind the nineteenth-century craze for all things greek." "This monograph includes more than one hundred beautiful reproductions of Leighton's work along with an exploration of the role that classicism played in his  Read more...
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Leighton of Stretton, Frederic Leighton, Baron, 1830-1896.
Frederic, Lord Leighton, 1830-1896.
Munich ; New York : Prestel, ©2009
(OCoLC)691070211
Named Person: Frederic Leighton Leighton of Stretton, Baron; Frederic Leighton Leighton of Stretton, Baron
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederic Leighton Leighton of Stretton, Baron; Margot Brandlhuber; Michael Buhrs; Christopher Newall; Museum Villa Stuck.
ISBN: 9783791343839 3791343831
OCLC Number: 429532641
Notes: Published upon the occasion of the exhibition of the same name at the Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany, May 30-Sept. 13, 2009.
Description: 191 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Chronology 1830-1906 / Christopher Newall --
The classicism of Frederic Leighton / Elizabeth Prettejohnn --
Leighton House : building history and interiors / Daniel Robbins, Reena Sulemn and Margot Th. Brandlhuber --
Responsibility: edited by Margot Th. Brandlhuber and Michael Buhrs ; with contributions by Christopher Newall [and others].

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Step into the classical world of the most prominent artist of the Victorian era through this sumptuous volume featuring a selection of his work.  Read more...

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