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Title

Colour study for 'Cymon and Iphigenia'


Artist

Lord Frederic Leighton

England

03 Dec 1830 - 25 Jan 1896


Details


Date

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


Artist information

Lord Frederic Leighton

Works in the collection

13


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


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


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


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. cat.no. 1327

Leonée Ormond and Richard J. Ormond, Lord Leighton, New Haven, 1975. cat.no. 314