Frederic, Baron Leighton

Standard Name: Leighton, Frederic,,, Baron
Used Form: Lord Leighton of Stretton


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Friends, Associates Emilie Barrington
She met him again through their mutual friend Mrs Nassau Senior . Watts's biographer Ronald Chapman suggests that Watts needed Barrington as a mirror to show him his reflection, to present to him an encouraging...
Friends, Associates Emilie Barrington
EB 's friendship with Frederic Leighton was in its early stages connected with her friendship with his sister Alexandra Orr (author of A Handbook to the Works of Robert Browning). When she ceased to...
Friends, Associates George Eliot
Despite her and Lewes's uneven health, they were still able at times to socialise with the likes of Robert Browning , Frederic Leighton , Clara Schumann , Alfred Tennyson , Dean Stanley , J. A. Froude
Friends, Associates Pauline Johnson
In London, PJ visited and recited poetry before Edward Burne-Jones , George Frederic Watts , Frederic Leighton , Lawrence Alma-Tadema , and Jerome K. Jerome , among others.
Keller, Betty. Pauline: A Biography of Pauline Johnson. Douglas and McIntyre.
Friends, Associates Adelaide Kemble
The friends of her married life included the artist Leighton , sculptor Hattie Hosmer , authors Charles Hamilton Aïdé , Henry Greville , William Makepeace Thackeray , and Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning . She...
Leisure and Society Adelaide Kemble
In Rome AK and her husband entertained what her friend Elizabeth Barrett Browning described as the best company.
Blain, Virginia et al., editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford.
In 1860 the painter Frederic Leighton did a striking portrait of her daughter, May .
“Frederic Leighton: Miss May Sartoris”. Kimbell Art Museum Fort Worth: Collections: European.
Publishing Mary Boyle
MB published a translation from German, Woodland Gossip, with illustrations by the Royal Academician Frederic Leighton .
British Library Catalogue.
Publishing George Eliot
GE 's historical novel Romola appeared serially in the Cornhill Magazine, with illustrations by Frederic Leighton .
Her partner G. H. Lewes had just accepted, upon the departure of Thackeray as editor in March...
Publishing Adelaide Kemble
It had appeared in the Cornhill Magazine before being published in volume form.
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder.
Anne Thackeray Ritchie wrote a preface for a re-issue of 1902, with illustrations by Frederic Leighton .
British Library Catalogue.
Reception Lucy Walford
After the publication of Recollections of a Scottish NovelistLW decided that there were still stories in her mind that rank among the great days of my life, yet which did not fit in with...
Textual Production Emilie Barrington
EB published another biography, The Life, Letters, and Work of Frederic Leighton, who was also a friend of hers: it was the first major book about him.
British Library Catalogue.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
239 (10 August 1906): 279


1881: The Kyrle Society (founded by Octavia Hill...

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The Kyrle Society (founded by Octavia Hill in 1877) held its first public meeting, which Emilie Barrington described some years later in a letter to The Times.

25 January 1896: Lord Leighton of Stretton died: he was a...

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25 January 1896

Lord Leighton of Stretton died: he was a leading classical painter and President of the Royal Academy .


Kemble, Adelaide et al. A Week in a French Country-House. Smith, Elder, 1903.
Ritchie, Anne Thackeray et al. “Preface”. A Week in a French Country-House, Smith, Elder, 1903, p. i - xlv.
Frederic, Baron Leighton, et al. Woodland Gossip. Translator Boyle, Mary, Thomas McLean, 1864.