Only Connect - Jelly D'Aranyi <> Ludwig Van Beethoven

How are these sitters connected?


Jelly D

Jelly D'Aranyi
by Charles Geoffroy-Dechaume
1920s?
NPG 5735

Ludwig van Beethoven, by Lazarus Gottlieb Sichling, after  Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller, (1823) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Ludwig van Beethoven
by Lazarus Gottlieb Sichling, after Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller
(1823)
NPG D13759

The connection
Jelly d’Aranyi was Joseph Joachim’s great niece. She wrote ‘he could make Beethoven seem simple’, because ‘the secret was to trust Beethoven’.

Find out more about D'Aranyi connections with co-curator Peter Sheppard Skaerved

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NPG 3868 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Jelly D'Aranyi <> Edward Elgar

NPG 4273 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Jelly D'Aranyi <> Gustav Holst

NPG 4930 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Jelly D'Aranyi <> Joseph Joachim

NPG 4975(8) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Jelly D'Aranyi <> Philip Heseltine


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