Frederic Leighton

1830 - 1896

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Frederic Leighton, 1st Baron Leighton, (3 December 1830 – 25 January 1896), known as Sir Frederic Leighton between 1878 and 1896, was a British painter, draughtsman, and sculptor. His works depicted historical, biblical, and classical subject matter in an academic style. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frederic Leighton has received more than 419,701 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Frederic Leighton is the 397th most popular painter (up from 459th in 2019), the 877th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 960th in 2019) and the 11th most popular British Painter.

Frederic Leighton was a Victorian painter, sculptor, and illustrator. He is most famous for his paintings of classical scenes and portraits.

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Among painters, Frederic Leighton ranks 397 out of 1,428Before him are Marie Laurencin, Aelbert Cuyp, Abraham Bloemaert, Arshile Gorky, Andrea Solari, and Giuseppe Castiglione. After him are Anton Mauve, Alexander Roslin, Albert Marquet, Stefano di Giovanni, Giovanni Boldini, and Valentin Serov.

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Among people born in 1830, Frederic Leighton ranks 20Before him are Isma'il Pasha, Étienne-Jules Marey, Élisée Reclus, Louise Michel, Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg, and Ōkubo Toshimichi. After him are Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges, Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, Princess Elisabeth of Saxony, Karl Goldmark, Samori Ture, and Princess Eugénie of Sweden. Among people deceased in 1896, Frederic Leighton ranks 21Before him are John Langdon Down, Edmond de Goncourt, Richard Avenarius, Ivar Aasen, Ambroise Thomas, and Louis-Jules Trochu. After him are Prince Louis, Duke of Nemours, Prince Henry of Battenberg, Maurice de Hirsch, Ernst Engel, Emil du Bois-Reymond, and Ernst Curtius.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Frederic Leighton ranks 877 out of 6,924Before him are Julie Walters (1950), Niels Kaj Jerne (1911), Frederick Fleet (1887), Bernard Hill (1944), Alan Watts (1915), and John Dryden (1631). After him are Thomas De Quincey (1785), Orlando Bloom (1977), Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany (1853), Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (1982), P. G. Wodehouse (1881), and Allan Pinkerton (1819).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, Frederic Leighton ranks 11Before him are Joshua Reynolds (1723), William Hogarth (1697), Richard Hamilton (1922), William Holman Hunt (1827), Joseph Wright of Derby (1734), and Leonora Carrington (1917). After him are John Tenniel (1820), Edmund Leighton (1852), Thomas Lawrence (1769), John Martin (1789), David Roberts (1796), and Evelyn De Morgan (1855).