UPDATE: A Victorian Obsession. The Pérez Simón Collection at Leighton House, extended until 6 April

The latest exhibition at Leighton House. A Victorian Obsession. The Pérez Simón collection presents over fifty two exceptional and rarely exhibited paintings by leading Victorian artists. The pictures all belong to the Mexican collector Juan Antonio Pérez Simón and form the largest private collection of Victorian art outside the UK.

Six important pictures by Leighton himself have returned to the house in which they were first painted. Also on display are outstanding pictures by Albert Moore, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Edward Burne-Jones, John Everett Millais, John William Waterhouse, Edward Poynter, John Strudwick and John William Godward. These artists knew Leighton and were entertained at his house.

A Victorian Obsession is an unmissable event and a one-off aesthetic experience for anyone interested in the art of the nineteenth century. A review of the exhibition will appear in the next issue of the Society’s Review.

For media enquiries relating to the event mentioned above please email ana.garcia@rbkc.gov.uk. Leighton House Museum is delighted to announce that, due to popular demand, A Victorian Obsession. The Pérez Simón collection has been extended until Monday 6th April.

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