Tag Archive for: Frederic Leighton

Frederic Leighton (1830-1896), ‘Flaming June,’ circa 1895 oil on canvas, 46 7/8 by 46 7/8in. (119 by 119cm.) Museo de Arte de Ponce. The Luis A. Ferre Foundation, Inc.

Met hosts Victorian masterworks from Puerto Rico museum

 

Frederic Leighton (1830-1896), ‘Flaming June,’ circa 1895 oil on canvas, 46 7/8 by 46 7/8in. (119 by 119cm.) Museo de Arte de Ponce. The Luis A. Ferre Foundation, Inc.

Frederic Leighton (1830-1896), ‘Flaming June,’ circa 1895 oil on canvas, 46 7/8 by 46 7/8in. (119 by 119cm.) Museo de Arte de Ponce. The Luis A. Ferre Foundation, Inc.

NEW YORK and PONCE, Puerto Rico – The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, will display five of the most important paintings from the collection of the Museo de Arte de Ponce, Puerto Rico, from October 8 through February 2024. The loans include Frederic Leighton’s Flaming June (1895), an icon of Victorian painting; John Everett Millais’s The Escape of a Heretic, 1559 (1857); and the three scenes comprising the Small Briar Rose series by Sir Edward Burne-Jones (all painted 1871–73). Following a technical examination of Flaming June conducted by conservators, scientists and imaging specialists at the Met, the five works will be displayed in the museum’s galleries for 19th- and early-20th century European paintings and sculpture.

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Classical & myth-inspired works set to impress at Capsule Auctions, Jan. 27

Frederic Leighton, ‘An Athlete Wrestling a Python,’ est. $50,000-$80,000

Frederic Leighton, ‘An Athlete Wrestling a Python,’ est. $50,000-$80,000

NEW YORK – Capsule Auctions presents New Day Rising: American and European Art, a curated auction of excellent paintings, sculpture, and works on paper from New York and New England collections including the collection of Seymour Stein. The sale takes place Thursday, January 27 at 3 pm Eastern time. Highlights include paintings by Ludwig von Hofmann and Duncan Grant, sculpture by Frederic Leighton and Henri Louis Bouchard, and drawings by Austin Osman Spare and Leonard Tsuguharu Foujita. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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