2017. január 30., hétfő

The Cello Player

Sir John Lavery (Irish, 1856-1941) - The Cello Player, c.1929 (Oil on canvasboard) - In 1929 Lavery was commissioned to paint a ‘portrait interior’ of Thomas Scott-Ellis, 8th Baron Howard de Walden, and his family at Chirk Castle in Denbighshire. Because of its complexity, Lavery produced sketches of the younger children playing chess and this picture – thought to represent the Howard de Walden’s second daughter, the Hon Elisabeth Scott-Ellis (1914-1946), the cellist…

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