Portrait of Enrico Gamba

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Lord Frederick Leighton

1830-1896

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

Portrait of Enrico Gamba

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

From a letter by Frederic Leighton:

The drawings are quite right. The darkest of the three - with E.G. in a monogram under it – is a portrait of my old friend and fellow student under Steinle in the old Frankfurt days. Enrico Gamba who became an artist of some distinction and died a few years ago in Turin.