Leighton House has been restored to its former glory after a major refurbishment that has taken several years.
20 March 2017
Over 130 works by the leading Victorian artist Alma-Tadema will be displayed throughout the studio-house of his friend and contemporary Frederic Leighton The exhibition explores Alma-Tadema’s importance in establishing the idea of ‘Roman life’ in the popular imagination.
Frederic, Lord Leighton’s painting ‘Flaming June’ one of the most iconic works of nineteenth-century British art has returned to the house in which it was painted, Leighton House Museum, Kensington.
Leighton House Museum has announced their first show for 2016, titled Pre-Raphaelites on Paper: Victorian Drawings from the Lanigan Collection. This is an exceptional, privately- assembled collection making its first UK public appearance. It features over 100 drawings and sketches by the Pre- Raphaelites and their contemporaries. The exhibition is organised by the National Gallery of Canada (NGC) and expresses the richness […]
Pre-Raphaelites on Paper: Victorian Drawings from the Lanigan Collection An exhibition at Leighton House Museum organised by the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa 12 February – 29 May 2016 Press Preview 11 February Pre-Raphaelites on Paper: Victorian Drawings from the Lanigan Collection will be the first exhibition opening at Leighton House Museum in 2016, presenting […]