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Leighton House Museum

Sunday, June 29, 2014 - 10:30

A Victorian Obsession: The  Pérez Simón Collection at Leighton House Museum 14 November 2014 – 29 March 2015

14 November 2014 – 29 March 2015

From 14 November 2014, Leighton House Museum will be home to rarely seen masterpieces of Victorian art belonging to the Mexican collector Juan Antonio Pérez Simón.

A Victorian Obsession: comprises 50 exceptional paintings from the largest Victorian private art collection outside Great Britain, shown for the first time in the UK. Alongside five works by Frederic, Lord Leighton (four of which will be returning to the house in which they were painted)the exhibition will present paintings which have seldom if ever been exhibited before by many of the most celebrated Victorian artists.

Albert Moore A Quartet: A Painte's tribute to the Art of Music 1868 Oil on canvas

Frederic, Lord Leighton Crenaia, the nymph of the Dargle c.a.1880 Oil on Canvas

Lawrence Alma-Tadema The Roses of Heliogabalus 1888 Oil on Canvas