Needless Alarms

Needless Alarms

Frederic Lord Leighton, P. R. A. (1830-1896)

c. 1877

rich dark brown patination on original ebonised wood socle

19 3/4 inches (50.2 cm.); with base 23 inches (58.4 cm.) including base.

Inscribed "Pubd” by Arthur L. Collie / 39B Old Bond Street / London, November 11 1897."

Collection: Leighton House Museum

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  • Front view in raking light next to ceramic tile
  • Front view in brighter light
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