Drapery Study. Lord Frederic Leighton (1830-1896). c. 1887. Black and white chalk on grey paper (LFC). 520 x 280 mm (20 1/2 x 11 1/32 inches). Signed lower right: "Study"; upper right: "Leighton studio stamp." One of five drapery studies for Captive Andromache. Provenance: Leighton studio collection until 1896; then Sir Edmund Gosse. Bought as Lot 2, Sotheby's, London, 15th July 2009. Captive Andromache was done between 1886−88 and is in Manchester City Art Galleries. [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. 78.

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