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Creator:
Edward Francis Burney, 1760–1848, British
Title:

Designs for Illustrations to Beethoven's Works

Former Title(s):

Monument to the works of Beethoven, with Allegorical figures

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and gray ink, gray wash, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 × 9 1/8 inches (20.3 × 23.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered inside image in pen and gray ink, center left: "PASTORALE"; lower center: "ADELAIDE | VOCALE | FIDEIU | PROMETHIOS | STRUMENTALE"; center right: "EROICA | MARCIA | TUNEBRE | OPERE | SINFONIE | SEPTETTI | QUANTETTI | QUARTETTI | TERZETTI | SONA[...]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Abel Cary Thomas, Yale BA 1905, transfer from the Yale University Library and the Yale University Art Gallery
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1979.12.931
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
allegorical | architectural subject | figures | monument
Access:
View by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:19594
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Timothy J. Barringer, Art & music in Britain, four encounters, 1730-1900 (exhibition and label text) , New Haven, 2006, [p. 52], V 1699:1 (YCBA)

Timothy J. Barringer, Art & music in Britain, four encounters, 1730-1900 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2006, pp. 16, 22, V 1699 (YCBA)


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