Frederic Leighton

Leighton's Flaming June

Link to introductory video for the exhibition 'Leighton's Flaming June'

Susan Grace Galassi, Senior Curator at The Frick Collection, introduces the exhibition Leighton's Flaming June, on view in the Oval Room from June 9 through September 6, 2015. 

Daniel Robbins: "Frederic Leighton and his 'Private Palace of Art'"

Link to video of Daniel Robbins lecture

Frederic Leighton was at the heart of the burgeoning art world of late Victorian London. President of the Royal Academy from 1878 to 1896, he was instrumental in raising the status of art and artists, making a unique contribution to the cultural life of his time. This lecture explores aspects of his career and the part played by his extraordinary studio-house in establishing his reputation.