Leighton, Frederic, Lord; First Baron Leighton of Stretton (M)

b. 3 December 1830. d. 25 January 1896. Nationality: English.
Painter, illustrator, and sculptor. Member of the Hogarth Club. Elected into the Royal Academy in 1863 and was President from 1878-1894. Designed the tomb of Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Became neighbours with George Frederick Watts in 1866. Knighted as the 1st Baron Leighton in 1878. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 5
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
A Musical Instrument 1860-07 The Cornhill Magazine Illustrator 11946
Ariadne at Naxos 1860-12 The Cornhill Magazine Illustrator 11950
1865—1866 1868-03-01 Good Words Illustrator 1896
Ave Imperatrix 1890-01 The Century Guild Hobby Horse Illustrator 8869
Singing to a Star. (His Mother’s Song) 1891-03 Atalanta Illustrator 2072