Clytie, Study

size(cm): 75x75
Sale price£238 GBP


The Clytie painting, Study by Frederic Leighton, is a masterpiece of Victorian art that has captivated art lovers for over a century. This artwork is a stunning depiction of Greek mythology, telling the story of Clytie, a nymph who fell in love with the sun god, Apollo.

The composition of the painting is impressive, with Clytie sitting on the ground, her head bowed towards the sun, while flowers and leaves spread around her. The use of color is impressive, with bright, warm tones that evoke sunlight and the beauty of nature.

Leighton's artistic style is evident in painting, with her attention to detail and her ability to capture the beauty and emotion in every brushstroke. Leighton's technique is impressive, with her ability to create textures and details that make the painting appear almost lifelike.

The story behind the painting is fascinating as it is believed that Leighton was inspired by Clytie's story to create this piece of art. Clytie's story is one of love and desire, and Leighton has perfectly captured the emotion and passion in her painting.

In addition to its beauty and its history, there are lesser-known aspects of the painting that make it even more interesting. For example, Leighton is believed to have used her favorite model, Dorothy Dene, as inspiration for Clytie. It is also known that the painting was created in Leighton's studio in London, where he worked on it for several years.

In short, the Clytie painting, Study by Frederic Leighton, is a stunning work of art that has stood the test of time. Its beauty, its history and its technique make it a work of art that is worth seeing and appreciating in person.

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