Definition of Leighton, Frederic in English:

Leighton, Frederic

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Pronunciation: /ˈleɪt(ə)n
1st Baron Leighton of Stretton ( 1830–96), English painter and sculptor. He was a leading exponent of Victorian neoclassicism and chiefly painted large-scale mythological and genre scenes. Notable works: Flaming June (painting, circa 1895).

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