Sir Frederic Leighton (Scarborough 1830 - Kensington 1896)
Frederica Lucy Cockerell
signed, inscribed and dated: For S. P. Cockerell / from his old friend Fred Leighton / July 1890
black and white chalk on brown paper
140 x 215 mm
Given by the artist to Samuel Peyps Cockerell,
By descent to Frederica Huddart (the sitter, and daughter of the above),
The sitter for this affectionate study is Frederica Cockerell, the daughter of Leighton’s close friend and confidant Samuel Pepys Cockerell (1844 – 1905).