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Flaming June

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Leighton’s recently completed works, including Flaming June and The Maid with the Golden Hair, photographed in his studio in 1895. Photograph: Bedford Lemere/The Historic England Archive, H

The beauty of Flaming June fills my senses every time I see her; my skin imagines the feel of the apricot gold silk brushing against it, the scents from oleander and the summer sun tease.  In the cold, barren days of winter, the girl in repose promises better days bursting with sunshine and soft breezes. Continue reading

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