Edmund Leighton was the son of artist Charles Blair Leighton and a 20th century British painter known for his historical genre scenes, and specializing in Mediaeval and Regency subjects.
Whilst Leighton had manly of his paintings accepted by the Royal Academy in London, he chose to never become a member of the Academy.
His paintings were technically very accomplished and his work was popular with the public.
Two paintings in particular demonstrate Leighton expertise, God Speed painted in 1900 and Tristan and Isolde 1902, both paintings being currently held in Private Collections.
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