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

Lord Frederic Leighton

(England 03 Dec 1830 – 25 Jan 1896)

Colour study for 'Cymon and Iphigenia'
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

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

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Purchased 1986
Accession number
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, London, 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.).

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 123. 1327

Leonée Ormond and Richard J. Ormond, Lord Leighton, New Haven, 1975. 314

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