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An image of Wedded by Frederic Leighton

Frederic Leighton

(England 03 Dec 1830 – 25 Jan 1896)

Title
Wedded
Year
1882
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas [later mounted on hardboard]
Dimensions

145.4 x 81.3 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1882
Accession number
784
Location
19th c European art
Provenance (1)

Source unknown, Purchased by the AGNSW in London, possibly from the Royal Academy 1882

Bibliography (13)

Mrs R Barrington, Leighton, 1906, Vol. II; 29, 381. plate no. 29

Edmund Capon and Jan Meek (Editors), Portrait of a Gallery, 'European art in the old courts', pg. 14-23, Sydney, 1984, 16.

John Christian, Victorian dreamers: masterpieces of neo-classical and aesthetic movements in Britain, 1989, (colour illus.). plate no. 17

Fine Art Society PLC, The Fine Art Society Story, part 1, London, 2001, 9 (colour illus.).

Renée Free and Peter Laverty, Victorian Olympians, Sydney, 1975, 6-7, 19, 45 (colour illus.). cat.no. 18

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 111 (illus.).

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales Handbook, 'European', pg. 36-56, Sydney, 1988, 42.

Leonée Ormond and Richard J. Ormond, Lord Leighton, United States of America, 1975, 80, 99, 119, 120, 128, 166. cat.no. 290; plate no. 174

Roslyn Russell, National Library of Australia news, 'Eliezer Montefiore from Barbados to Sydney', pg. 11-14, Canberra, Dec 2008, 12.

E. Staley, Leighton, London, 1906, 92, 123, 124.

Dr William Wright, The Bookman, 'Lord Leighton at Damascus and after', pg. 183-185, 1896, vol. 9; 184.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 35 (colour illus.).

Editor Unknown (Editor), Magazine of Art, Unknown, 1985-1986, 212.

Exhibition history (3)

Royal Academy of Arts, 1882, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 1882–1882

Victorian Olympians:

Victorian dreamers: masterpieces of neo-classical and aesthetic movements in Britain, Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan, 08 Apr 1989–07 May 1989