In Victorian England, at the height of the Empire, this was not popular, consequently he was initially received poorly by society and his contemporaries. Perhaps owing to the fact that he travelled extensively in his youth, he spoke four languages. Frederic Leighton war ein Maler, Illustrator und Bildhauer des viktorianischen Neoklassizismus. Bilder. Cet artiste fut en son temps très à la mode et exerça une forte influence, si bien qu'il fut élu en 1878 président de la Royal Academy. It is said that he was so enchanted that he made Queen Victoria buy it for him. [2] He was educated at University College School, London. It was not until 1877 that Frederic revisited sculpture as a form of expression when he created Athlete Wrestling a Python. 3. Even in his ensemble works such as The Garden of the Hesperides (1891), each figure had perfectly rendered features and expressions. Von Steinle was a shining light in the German Nazarene Movement which promoted the true spirituality of Christian art and his own work was romantic and beautiful. Cet artiste fut en son temps très à la mode et exerça une forte influence, si bien qu'il fut élu en 1878 président de la Royal Academy. Perseus and Andromeda, 1891, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. Frederic Leighton, 1st Baron Leighton, PRA (3 December 1830 – 25 January 1896), known as Sir Frederic Leighton between 1878 and 1896, was a British painter, draughtsman and sculptor. His paintings were enormously popular, and expensive, during his lifetime, but fell out of critical favour for many decades in the early 20th century. As a result of this compulsion, today we have a clear understanding of how he worked as an artist and an appreciation for his profound work ethic. It is thought to have been modelled on Michelangelo's famous sculpture Night (1526-1531) as this was a work particularly favoured by Leighton. Doubtless it is Leighton's early exposure to the sights of Florence, Rome and Paris to name only a few, that informed his later expansive and vibrant works. It was received as a triumph. Frederic Leighton (1830-1896) Pays : Grande-Bretagne: Langue : anglais: Sexe : masculin: Naissance : Scarborough, GB, 03-12-1830: Mort : Londres, 25-01-1896: Note : Peintre et sculpteur. Dezember 1830 25. Ultimately, the most famous artist he directly influenced came a generation after him; John William Waterhouse. Frederic Leighton ( * 1830 † 1896 ) Frederic Leighton ( * 1830 † 1896 ) Kunststile. Melden Sie sich hier für unseren kostenlosen, wöchentlich erscheinenden Newsletter an und verpassen Sie kein Angebot mehr. His earliest work of sculpture was for his friend Robert Browning when he was commissioned to create a tomb for his beloved wife who died in Florence 1855. Le 10 août 2018 par lisapascaretti dans Art » Les grandes figures féminines de l’Antiquité gréco-romaine occupent une place de choix dans la thématique classique de Leighton. Not only does it display Frederic's immense talent, but it indicated his continental influence which kept him out of favour with British critics for so long. Spotted a problem? Cet artiste fut en son temps très à la mode et exerça une forte influence, si bien qu'il fut élu en 1878 président de la Royal Academy[1]. In 1864 he became an associate of the Royal Academy and in 1878 he became its President (1878–96).