Study of a Headdress and a Sitting Figure

Lord Frederic Leighton (1830-1896)

c. 1887

Black and white chalk on buff paper (LFC)

350 x 250 mm (13 3/4 x 9 7/8 inches)

One of five drapery studies for Captive Andromache.

Provenance: Leighton studio collection until 1896; then Sir Edmund Gosse. Bought as Lot 2, Sotheby's, London, 15th July 2009. Captive Andromache was done between 1886−88 and is in Manchester City Art Galleries.

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