Only Connect - Ludwig Van Beethoven <> Nicolo Pagnini

How are these sitters connected?


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

Nicolo Paganini, by Richard James Lane, published 1831 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Nicolo Paganini
by Richard James Lane
published 1831
NPG D5451

The connection
Niccolò Paganini endeavoured to purchase the parts all of Beethoven’s quartets, including the late ones, before arriving in Vienna in 1828.

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