Frederic Leighton

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Birthday
3, 1830
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jan 25, 1896 (65)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
3, 1830
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jan 25, 1896 (65)

About

English painter and sculptor who painted historical and biblical works. His works include Flaming June, Daedalus and Icarus, and Teresina.

Before Fame

He went to the University College School in London and was trained in art by Eduard von Steinle and Giovanni Costa.

Trivia

He had the shortest-lived peerage in history. He died one day after receiving his title of nobility.

Family Life

He was born to a family in the import and export business.

Associated With

He designed a tomb for Robert Browning's late wife.