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Creator:
George Chinnery, 1774–1852, British
Title:
Portrait of a Man Playing a Guitar
Date:
between 1830 and 1840
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 12 x 10 3/8 inches (30.5 x 26.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.7.15
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
chair | costume | curtain | Fantaisie Op 7, dedicated to Ignace Joseph Pleyel | fantasias by Fernando Sor | fingers | guitar | hands | interior | man | music | musical instrument | musician | portrait | sheet music | strings
Associated People:
Sor, Fernando (baptized 14 February 1778 – died 10 July 1839), Spanish classical guitarist and composer
Pleyel, Ignace Joseph (June 18, 1757 – November 14, 1831) Austrian-born French composer and piano builder of the Classical period
Access:
Not on view
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English portrait 1500-1830, November 18th-December 19th, Sabin Galleries. , Sabin Galleries Ltd., London, 1970, p. 3, DealerCat Sabin Galleries Ltd.

Angus Trumble, The Finger : A Handbook, , Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 2010, p. 184, GT498.F46 T78 2010 (YCBA)

Paul Mellon's Legacy, a passion for British art. [large print labels] , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v.3, N5220 M552 +P381 2007, Mellon Shelf (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:257
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