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Frederick Leighton – Light of the Harem

Frederick Leighton - Light of the Harem

The latest addition to Artinthepicture.com is British 19th century Academic painter Frederick Leighton.

Frederick Leighton once had the following conversation with James Whistler:

“My dear Whistler, you leave your pictures in such a sketchy,
unfinished state. Why don’t you ever finish them?”

To which Whistler replied:

My dear Leighton, why do you ever begin yours?”
 

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