Fredrick Lord Leinghton

Fredrick Lord

Fredrick Lord Leighton (1830 - 1896 ) Pintor Ingles Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton of Stretton, was an English academic painter and sculptor, born in Scarborough. Leighton began his studies at the age of ten in Rome and later studied in London, Dresden, Berlin and Florence. he painted mythological and historical subjects and his espousal of classicism established his reputation in England. In 1868 he was made a Royal Academician and he became president of the Royal Academy of Arts in 1878. The day before his death in 1896, Leighton was given the rank of baron ( Lord ), the first English painter to receive that distinction. fuente