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Title:

Clytie

Maker:

Leighton, Frederic, Baron; painter; British artist, 1830-1896

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

1890 1892

School/Style:

British

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, canvas, 84.4, cm
width, canvas, 137.5, cm
height, frame, 113, cm
width, frame, 167.5, cm
depth, frame, 12, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1912; Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Provenance:

Leighton sale, Christie's, 11 July 1896 (114); C.B. Marlay; on loan to Leighton House, London, since before 1912

Inscription(s):

label; verso, frame; MS; Study for "Clytie" on loan from the Fitzwilliam; indistinct
label; verso, frame; printed, with MS addition; West Ham Free Picture Exhibition, Easter 1897. Third Annual Exhibition (with MSaddition) "80" as lent by C. Brinsley Marlay
label; verso, frame; printed; R.A. Winter Exhibitio, 1897 (rest illegible)

Exhibition(s):

(Royal Academy, 1892). 1892
Venue: Royal Academy of Arts, London
Catalogue number: 489

Tenth Autumn Exhibition. 1892
Venue: City Art Gallery, Manchester
Notes: lent Leighton
Catalogue number: 486

Free Picture Exhibition. 1897
Venue: West Ham, London?
Notes: lent C.B. Marlay

Works by the late Lord Leighton of Stretton. 1897
Venue: Royal Academy of Arts, London
Catalogue number: 22

Frederic, Lord Leighton, P.R.A.. 1996-01-18 - 1996-03-31
Venue: Royal Academy of Arts, London
Catalogue number: 110

The Age of Rossetti, Burne-Jones and Watts, Symbolism in Britain, 1860-1910. 1997-10-16 - 1998-01-04
Organiser: Tate Gallery, London, Britain
Venue: Tate Gallery, London?
Notes: Reproduced (colour) p.175
Catalogue number: 56

Documentation:

Goodison, J.W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 153-154

Newall, Christopher. 1990. The Art of Lord Leighton.Oxford: p. 128
Reproduced (colour) pl.90

Accession:

Object Number: M.84 (Lord Leighton)
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 3570; input: 2000-04-03; modified: 2014-02-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/3570





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