Leighton P.R.A., Frederick, Lord (1830 - 1896)

Studies for 'Romola': 'The Visible Madonna' and 'A Dangerous Colleague'. 
Black and white chalks. 1862. George Eliot's 'Romola' was first published in serial form in 14 editions of the Cornhill Magazine between 1862-1863. The 25 drawings and 14 decorated initials were drawn by Leighton and (these two) engraved by Joseph Swain and William James Linton. 
Ex. Collection Christopher Fry (1907-2005) 7.25x9.75 inches.

£9,750