Colour sketch for Cimabue's Celebrated Madonna is Carried in Procession

Oil on canvas | 28 x 63cm | 1855

Frederic Leighton

In 1855 Leighton exhibited his debut work at the Royal Academy in London, Cimabue’s Celebrated Madonna is Carried in Procession through the streets of Florence. The work caused a sensation and was immediately purchased by Queen Victoria for £600. Thi...
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