[J.B. Logier.]Presented to J.B. Logier Esq.r by the Professors who have adopted his System of Musical Education in testimony of their personal esteem and high sense of the advantages he has conferred on the Art.
London, Published July 20. 1819, by J. Green, 33 Soho Square.
Very rare mezzotint with very large margins. Plate 509 x 354mm. 20 x 14". Laid on sheet, otherwise good condition.
Portrait, three-quarter length; seated in an armchair to front, facing left; wearing a dark double-breasted coat, white neckerchief, and seals on fob; his right arm resting on sheet music on a table, next to inkstand, inkwells and pen, holding a paper in his hand; curtain above on right, fluted pillar behind. John Bernhard Logier (1777-1846) the German music teacher. He invented the Chiroplast, a pedagogical device that guides the hands and fingers while playing the piano. He also developed his own teaching method, now called the 'Logier method', which he published in 'System der Musikwissenschaft' (1827), where pupils were taught with technical instruction done together with instruction in principles of harmony.
Whitman: 320. NPG: D7896.
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