26 November 2002
Benjamin Williams Leader, R.A. (1831-1923)
Far from the madding crowd
signed and dated 'B.W.LEADER.1877' (lower left)
oil on canvas
20 x 30 in. (50.8 x 76.2 cm.)
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The designer and decorator shows us around his Santa Monica HQ, and enthuses over the forthcoming Rooms as Portraits auctions in London and New York
Chinese Works of Art specialist Olivia Hamilton reckons this pair of superb sculptures — around 1,300 years old — are ‘the finest I've seen come up for sale‘