English painter and sculptor. He studied in Florence. His first exhibited picture, which showed Cimabue's Madonna being carried through the streets of Florence, was purchased by Queen Victoria in 1855. Leighton was president of the Royal Academy from 1878 until his death.
ID: 25392 A Colour Sketch for Cimabue's Celebrated Madonna is Carried in Procession throuth the Streests of Florence' (mk37) Oil on canvas