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Stitching the Standard

Stitching the Standard is an oil-on-canvas painting by the English painter Edmund Leighton, who specialised in Regency and medieval subjects. Measuring 98 by 44 centimetres (39 by 17 in) and currently in a private collection, this is probably the work listed as The Device by Leighton's biographer Alfred Yockney among the paintings dating from 1911. Leighton's draughtsmanship and attention to detail were meticulous, and his work had a considerable influence on early filmmakers by providing his conception of the medieval world.

Painting credit: Edmund Leighton

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