Only Connect - Ludwig Van Beethoven <> Nicolo Pagnini

How are these sitters connected?


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

Ludwig van Beethoven
by Lazarus Gottlieb Sichling, after Ferdinand Georg Waldmuller
(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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NPG D5248 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Ludwig Van Beethoven <> Felix Mendelssohn

NPG 5735 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Ludwig Van Beethoven <> Jelly D'Aranyi

NPG 7447 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Ludwig Van Beethoven <> Joseph Joachim

NPG 6043 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Ludwig Van Beethoven <> Sir Michael Tippett

NPG 1678 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Ludwig Van Beethoven <> Richard Cosway

NPG 4467 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Ludwig Van Beethoven <> Thomas Eliot

NPG D13753 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Ludwig Van Beethoven <> Wolfgang Mozart


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