Hercules Wrestling with Death for the Body of Alcestis oil painting by Frederic Leighton at the age of 39

made out of oil paint and canvas from 1869 to 1871

132.4 x 265.4 cms (52 x 1041/4 ins)

Wadsworth Atheneum United States, North America

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Karl Eduard von Liphart attributes The Annunciation to the youthful Leonardo da Vinci, an attribution which has since not been overturned.
Frederic Leighton is promoted to Major in The Artist's Rifles.

January 6

Captain Leighton is elected to command The Artists Rifles by a general meeting of the Corps.

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Frederic Leighton painter, sculptor, draughtstman
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