elisa_rolle (elisa_rolle) wrote,

Frederic Leighton (December 3, 1830 – January 25, 1896)

Frederic Leighton remained a bachelor and rumours of his having an illegitimate child with one of his models in addition to the supposition that Leighton may have been homosexual continue to be debated today. He certainly enjoyed an intense and romantically tinged relationship with the poet Henry William Greville whom he met in Florence in 1856.

Timeline & Places:

December 3, 1830: birth. Brunswick Shopping Centre, Brunswick Pavilion, Westborough, Scarborough YO11 1UE, Regno Unito

1833: moved with family to London at 22 Argyle St, Kings Cross, London WC1H, Regno Unito

1840s: attended University College School, 11 Holly Hill, London NW3 6QN, Regno Unito

1854: attended Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze, Via Ricasoli, 66, 50122 Firenze FI, Italia

1860: moved to London at 2 Orme Square, London W2 4RS, Regno Unito

1866: built 12 Holland Park Rd, Kensington, London W14 8LZ, Regno Unito

January 25, 1896: death. Buried: St Paul, St. Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD, Regno Unito


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