Classical Frieze Study (Wedding Feast of Pelleias and Thetis). Lord Frederic Leighton (1830-1896). Graphite, India ink, and wash on paper. 184 x 493 mm (7 1/4 x 19 3/4 inches). Signed lower right: "Fred Leighton." Provenance: bought as Lot 1030 from Dukes, 5th June 2008. The drawing probably dates from Leighton's student days in Frankfurt in the late 1840s. The author is grateful to Alenka Simončič for identification of iconography. [Click on image to enlarge it.]
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Crowther, Paul. Awakening Beauty: The Crowther-Oblak Collection of Victorian Art. Exhibition catalogue. Ljubljana: National Gallery of Slovenia; Galway: Moore Institute, National University of Ireland, 2014. No. 69.
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