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Title:

On the Nile, 1868

Maker:

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

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

1868-10-27 1868-11-03

School/Style:

British

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, 26.9, cm
width, 41.5, cm

Acquisition:

bought; 1979; Fine Art Society

Provenance:

The artist, his sale, Christie's, 11 July 1896 (one of lot 174, 225, or 239-41); ?Spink, 1946; Fine Art Society 1978

Acquisition Credit:

From the Fairhaven Fund.

Exhibition(s):

Visions of the Ottoman Empire. 1994-08-17 - 1994-11-15
Venue: Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Frederic, Lord Leighton, P.R.A.. 1996-01-18 - 1996-03-31
Venue: Royal Academy of Arts, London
Catalogue number: 48

Egypt and the British.
Venue: Brighton Art Gallery and Museum, Brighton
Notes: Brighton Festival
Catalogue number: 183

Documentation:

Barrington, Russell, Mrs. 1906. The Life, Letters and work of Frederick Leighton.
2 vols.

Newall, Christopher. 1990. The Art of Lord Leighton.Oxford: p. 62-63
Reproduced (colour) pl.38

Kilinsky, Karl. Leighton on the Nile.
Source Title: Burlington Magazine CXLV (September-2003)
p. 646-648
Reproduced (colour)

Accession:

Object Number: PD.5-1979
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 3577; input: 2000-04-03; modified: 2012-10-30)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/3577





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