Alla Villa [?]. Lord Frederic Leighton (1830-1896). 1859. Graphite on paper. 104 x 162 mm (4 1/8 x 6 3/8 inches). Signed lower left: "alla Villa / 59." Provenance: with J.W. Reynolds and Co., New York; bought as Lot 126, Sotheby's, 9th June 2005. In the catalogue it is "attributed to" Leighton, but in a pre-auction announcement the works were firmly assigned to him. Indeed, each of the three are titled in Leighton's extremely distinctive handwriting. [Click on image to enlarge it.]
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Crowther, Paul. Awakening Beauty: The Crowther-Oblak Collection of Victorian Art. Exhibition catalogue. Ljubljana: National Gallery of Slovenia; Galway: Moore Institute, National University of Ireland, 2014. No. 72.
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