Frederick Lord Leighton (British, 1830-1896)
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Frederick Lord Leighton (British, 1830-1896)

Red Mountains, Desert, Egypt

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Frederick Lord Leighton (British, 1830-1896)
Red Mountains, Desert, Egypt
oil on canvas
5 x 17 in. (12.7 x 43.2 cm.)
Painted in 1868.
Provenance
Artist's sale; Christie's, London, 11 and 13 July 1896, lot 192 or 227. B.W. Leader.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 6 March 1970, lot 9.
with The Fine Arts Society Ltd., London.
John Gere.
with The Fine Arts Society, Ltd., London.
Literature
Richard and Leonee Ormond, ord Leighton, New Haven and London, 1976, p. 159, no. 167 (illustrated plate 136).
Exhibited
London, Royal Academy of Arts, Leighton Memorial Exhibition, 1897, no. 118.
London, Fine Arts Society, Centenary Exhibition, 1976, no. 15.
London, Fine Arts Society, Etruscan School, 1976, no. 28.
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Lot Essay

We are grateful to Richard Ormond for confirming the authenticity of this work.

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