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An image of Colour study for 'Cymon and Iphigenia' by Frederic Leighton

Frederic Leighton

(England 03 Dec 1830 – 25 Jan 1896)

Title
Colour study for 'Cymon and Iphigenia'
Year
1884
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

23.5 x 46.5 cm stretcher; 43.1 x 66.2 x 6.4 cm frame

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1986
Accession number
274.1986
Location
19th c European art
Provenance (3)

Stewart Hodgson

Sotheby's London, 27 Nov 1984, London/England, 'Important 19th century paintings', lot 56

Martyn Cook Antiques, pre Oct 1986, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, Purchased by the AGNSW from Martyn Cook Antiques 1986

Bibliography (4)

Mrs R Barrington, Leighton, 1906, Vol. II; 256 (colour illus.). colour plate after p. 256

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 108 (illus.).

Leonée Ormond and Richard J. Ormond, Lord Leighton, United States of America, 1975. cat.no. 314

Peter Tomory and Anne Kirker, British painting 1800-1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 123. cat.no. 1327

Exhibition history (2)

Royal Academy of Arts winter exhibition, 1897, Royal Academy of Arts, London, Winter 1897–Winter 1897

The inspired spirit: three centuries of European painting, DC-Art (David Cook), Woollahra, Sep 1986–Oct 1986