Frederic Leighton was a prominent English painter and sculptor of the 19th century. well-known for his great paintings of historical and biblical scenes.
Leighton first studied art in various European locations. When in England, he was commissioned by Robert Browning to design the tomb for his wife, Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
His paintings and sculptures were widely accepted for their beauty, and he was knighted by the British court in 1878.
After his death in 1896, his home was turned into the Leighton House Museum, filled with his creative works.
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