Following the cataloguing and conservation of the largest collection of drawings by Frederic, Lord Leighton this one-day conference will allow for a new, broader interpretation of Leighton's work as a draughtsman. The status of drawing in Victorian art and the drawings, working methods and training of Leighton and contemporaries (such as Burne-Jones, Ingres and Albert Moore) will be explored by some of the leading experts in the field including Robyn Asleson, Barbara Bryant, Christopher Newall, Martin Postle, William Vaughan and Stephen Wildman.

The conference will be followed by a private view of the exhibition "A Victorian Master: Drawings by Frederic, Lord Leighton" at Leighton House Museum. The ticket price includes lunch and all refreshments. Booking is required.

Date: Saturday 3 February 2007
Time: 9.15am-5:30pm
Location: The Lecture Theatre, Kensington Central Library, London
Cost: full rate 45, concessions 25
Booking / further information: tel. 0207 602 3316 ext. 300, or email museums@rbkc.gov.uk


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