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Flaming June. Frederic Leighton 1895.
From Wikipedia:
“Flaming June is a painting by Sir Frederic Leighton, produced in 1895. Painted with oil paints on a 47” × 47” square canvas, it is widely considered to be Leighton’s magnum opus, showing his classicist nature. It is thought that the woman portrayed alludes to the figures of sleepingnymphs and naiads the Greeks often sculpted. The (toxic) Oleander branch in the top right, symbolises the fragile link between sleep and death.The actresses Dorothy Dene and Mary Lloyd, who were depicted in paintings by various Pre-Raphaelite artists, have been variously credited with modelling for the work.

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Flaming June. Frederic Leighton 1895.

From Wikipedia:

Flaming June is a painting by Sir Frederic Leighton, produced in 1895. Painted with oil paints on a 47” × 47” square canvas, it is widely considered to be Leighton’s magnum opus, showing his classicist nature. It is thought that the woman portrayed alludes to the figures of sleepingnymphs and naiads the Greeks often sculpted. The (toxic) Oleander branch in the top right, symbolises the fragile link between sleep and death.The actresses Dorothy Dene and Mary Lloyd, who were depicted in paintings by various Pre-Raphaelite artists, have been variously credited with modelling for the work.