Mathew Norman on Sir Frederic Leighton


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While working as Auckland Art Gallery, former Assistant Curator Mathew Norman identified a previously untraced painting by the leading Victorian artist Sir Frederic Leighton in the Gallery's Mackelvie Collection.

Join Mathew as he discusses Leighton’s A Dream, 1859–60, one of the earliest known depictions of a 'near-death' experience, and his later work, The Spirit of the Summit 1894.

Mackelvie Gallery, mezzanine level

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