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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Edmund Blair Leighton (1852 – 1922, English painter)

Edmund Blair Leighton was born on the 21st September 1853, the son of the artist Charles Blair Leighton. He was educated at University College School, before becoming a student at the Royal Academy Schools. Leighton married Katherine Nash in 1885; they had a son and daughter. He exhibited annually at the RA from 1878 to 1920. Leighton was, as might be expected from his historic genre paintings a collector of old musical instruments, art, and furniture. He lived at 14 Priory Road, Bedford Park, London, and died on the 1st September 1922.
The Dedication
Sally
Lunch Hour
The Love Letter
 A Source of Admiration
Pelleas et Melisande
The Girl in the Road
The Rehearsal 
The Boyhood of Alfred the Great
«Off»
The End of the Song
How Liza Loved the King
The Secret
Sorrow and Song




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