Ludewig van Beethoven.
London: D'Almaine & Co. 20, Soho Square. [n.d. c.1850.]
Lithograph on india. Sheet 367 x 262mm (14½ x 10¼"). Damage to right-hand edge of paper.
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), one of the the world's most famous and influential German composers, whose work reflects the shift from Classical to Romantic sensibilities in Western art music. This print is described by the Beethoven-Haus Bonn as based on Joseph Stieler's famous portrait of Beethoven, although with several changes.
See Beethoven-Haus Bonn, Sammlung H. C. Bodmer, HCB BBi 10/27.
[Ref: 28659] £120.00