Girl in Classical Dress

Lord Frederic Leighton (1830-1896)

c. 1872

Black and white chalk on buff paper

225 x 183 mm (8 7/8 x 7 3/16 inches)

Provenance: bought as Lot 14, Study of a Young Man in a Toga, Christie's, 27th July 2006.

This is probably a study related to the painting After Vespers of 1872—which features one of Leighton's favourite female models.

[Click on image to enlarge it.]

You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the Crowther-Oblak Collection of Victorian Art and and the National Gallery of Slovenia and the Moore Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway (2) and link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one.