The Accolade Statue
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After the 1901 painting by artist Edmund Blair Leighton (1852-1922)
Immortalizing an accolade, the ceremony that conferred knighthood in medieval times, this artisan-crafted statue captures a richly romantic piece of Gothic history with the Victorian sensibilities in which it was imagined. In this Design Toscano quality designer resin work with a rich bronze finish, the beautiful queen performs the ritual of knighting, lightly touching the brave knight's shoulder with a sword.
5"Wx7½"Dx9½"H. 4 lbs.
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Lady--7.5"H standing
   Edmund Blair Leighton (1852-1922)




Englishman Leighton was a historical genre painter focusing mainly on Regency and Medieval subjects. Leighton was also a dedicated craftsman; his paintings were exquisitely finished, beautifully painted and highly decorative pictures. He is often associated with the Pre-Raphaelite and Romantic styles.

Edmund Blaire Leighton was the son of the artist Charles Blair Leighton. Leighton's paintings were exhibited annually at the Royal Academy from 1878-1920. Leighton's paintings typically depicted elegant ladies in landscapes or interiors. One of Leighton's better-known paintings is The Accolade. Signing the Register is a Leighton painting that displays his elegant and charming depiction of the mystery and romance of Victorian women.

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