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Hugues Merle (French, 1823-1881) Romeo & Juliet (1879) Oil on canvas. 67 X 51 in. Anthony's Fine Art, Salt Lake City, UT, USA. Romeo & Juliet

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The Accolade by Edmund Blair Leighton - The Accolade Painting - The Accolade Fine Art Prints and Posters for Sale

The Letter. Edmund Blair Leighton (British, 1853-1922). Mr. Blair Leighton’s later works will show that he aims at getting as much variety of texture as possible on his canvas by different handling of the colours. This inevitably means a certain loss of spontaneity; but to gain one quality another must be sacrificed, and the painter has to make up his mind which is, to him, the most desirable to obtain.