5 June 2003
Frederic, Lord Leighton, P.R.A., R.W.S. (1830-1896)
Study of figures embracing
with inscription 'Study by Lord Leighton P.R.A.' (on the reverse of the frame)
black and white chalks on blue paper
9¼ x 6 1/8 in. (23.5 x 15.5 cm.)
With the Goupi Gallery, London.
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