Day: November 15, 2017

Leighton House – 19th Century Exoticism in West London

In London’s upmarket Holland Park is The Leighton House Museum, formerly the home and studio of 19th century painter and enthusiastic orientalist Frederic, Lord Leighton (1830-96), still the only painter to have been ennobled. A treasure trove of antique ceramic tiles and melodramatic Victorian painting awaits the visitor…. The museum is notable for its elaborate […]

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