Sunday, July 19, 2009

Leighton House

One of the 19th century's greatest English painters, Lord Leighton, owned a house anyone would be proud of. Maybe somewhat over the top and barroque, I can't help but love all the Arab-influenced ostentation:

Thomas Jayne wrote a great piece about how to use yellow lighting and reflection where he mentions the Sloane Museum as one of Leighton's main influences. I'm not really into yellow as a colour, but I have to say this sure looks magnificent:

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