Flaming June  1895

by Frederic Leighton

Oil on Canvas [br] Flaming June is a painting by Sir Frederic Leighton, it is widely considered to be Leighton's magnum opus, showing his classicist nature. Flaming June has become his most recognisable picture. The transparent material worn by the sleeping woman – through which her right nipple can be seen clearly – is typical of his artistic predilections, as are the...
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  1. 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.