'The Cult of Beauty' was certainly a super exhibition. Quite transporting, seeing such lush paintings and objects all together. One that was there from the Lever Gallery was Lawrence Alma-Tadema's Tepidarium. I'm surprised how tiny it was, (9x13 inches) scarcely bigger than an A4 page of paper.
Such amazing detail and texture in such a small space. Alma-Thadema also did furniture and jewellery designs, by the way, such as this weird chair which was also there:
And this bracelet:
How well the silk folds are done on this one, 'Mother and Child/Cherries' by Lord Leighton, also made me go 'ooh'.
Awesome how multi-talented many of these 19th century painters were. Leighton was also a decent sculptor. Some of his bronzes were also in the exhibition, including this: