Frederic, Lord Leighton : Eminent Victorian Artist
(Frederic Leighton Leighton of Stretton (Editor), Christopher Newall, Richard Ormond, Benedict Read (Contributor), Stephen Jones (Contributor)
Frederic Leighton (1830-1896), the eminent Victorian painter and sculptor, was the first president of the Royal Academy and the first artist made a lord. Now, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of his death, the Royal Academy will hold a major exhibition, to which this book serves as a catalogue. Included are 128 color plates, additional illustrations, and never-before-seen photographs.