Mstislav Rostropovich, renowned Russian cellist
Mstislav Rostropovich (1927-2007), renowned Russian cellist and conductor. Seen here (centre) with the Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich (left) and the English composer Benjamin Britten (right). The woman in the background is probably Rostropovich's wife, the soprano Galina Vishnevskaya.
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'The Gore Family with George, third Earl Cowper', c1775, (1942). Creator: Johan Zoffany
'The Gore Family with George, third Earl Cowper', c1775, (1942). Portrait of Englsih art collector and patron George Clavering-Cowper, 3rd Earl Cowper (1738-1789), with Emilie Gore, Elizabeth Gore, Hannah Anne Gore and Charles Gore. 'Gore's daughter, Hannah, is top left, Gore is centre and the aspiring groom is the standing figure on the right'. Cowper married sixteen-year-old Hannah Anne on 2 June 1775. Painting in the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. From "English Music', by W. J. Turner. [Collins, London, 1942]
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John Whitmore Isaac, c.1829 (oil on panel)
2830971 John Whitmore Isaac, c.1829 (oil on panel) by Rippingille, Edward Villiers (1798-1859); 21.8x19.2 cm; Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, UK; (add.info.: John Whitmore Isaac (1807–1884)
John Whitmore Isaac was the son of Elias Isaac, partner in the Worcester 'Old Bank', and a brother of Harriet Isaac, whose portrait was painted at the same time. They lived at Boughton Park, in a fashionable suburb of Worcester, and were an influential local family. ); Purchased with the assistance of the MGC/V&A Purchase Grant Fund, the Wills Fund and the Friends of Bristol Art Gallery, 1991.; English, out of copyright.
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