Study of a bust of the poet Bellini

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Lord Frederick Leighton

c.1830-c.1896

Aesthetic, New Sculpture (19th Century British), Olympian Classical Revivalist painter, sculptor, illustrator and writer

Study of a bust of the poet Bellini

19 x 15 cms | 7 1/4 x 5 3/4 ins
Drawing

From a letter by Frederic Leighton:

The curly headed old Florentine is I think the poet Bellini - the drawing was made from a XVth Cty bust of great beauty then at the Uffizzi – now at the Bargello.