Friday, November 26, 2010

My new favourite Painting

Being in new places has a multitude of advantages. One of these is the opportunity to encounter new art. This lovely little portrait by Lord Leighton is one of my regular stops whenever I visit downtown Christchurch. This will not be in many art books or on many lists of masterworks but it is such a beautiful piece of work I can't help but give it a disproportionate amount of my time during every visit to the art center here in town. I hope to post more of these little gems....

" by Lord Frederic Leighton 1874
25 centimeters x 35 centimeters

1 comment:

  1. There is a lovely, haunting look about this woman. Her eyes seem to hold some mystery.