EDMUND BLAIR LEIGHTON
Edmund Blair Leighton was a historical genre painter. His father was the portrait painter Charles Blair Leighton. He exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1878-1920; Suffolk Street; Royal Society of Artists, Birmingham; Dowedeswell Galleries; Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts; Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool; Manchester City Art Gallery; Royal Academy; Royal Society of British Artists; Royal Institute of Oil Painters; and Arthur Tooth & Sons Gallery. His works include: The Dying Copernicus, Un Gage d’Amour, Romola. Lady Godiva is in the collection of Leeds City Art Gallery. His pictures of elegant ladies in landscapes or interiors have a similar kind of charm to those of Tissot.