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- subject matching 'Making music'

A selection of portraits that depict musical instruments being played or the making of music.

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Sir Henry Unton, by Unknown artist - NPG 710

Sir Henry Unton

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, circa 1596
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 710

Brook Taylor, probably by Louis Goupy - NPG 1920

Brook Taylor

probably by Louis Goupy
watercolour and bodycolour on vellum laid down on card, 1720
On display in the Room 13 miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1920

The Shudi Family Group, by Marcus Tuscher - NPG 5776

The Shudi Family Group

by Marcus Tuscher
oil on canvas, circa 1742
On display on the First Floor at Beningbrough Hall
NPG 5776

Karl Friedrich Abel, by Thomas Gainsborough - NPG 5947

Karl Friedrich Abel

by Thomas Gainsborough
oil on canvas, circa 1765
On display in Room 12 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5947

Thomas Augustine Arne, after Francesco Bartolozzi - NPG 1130

Thomas Augustine Arne

after Francesco Bartolozzi
hand-coloured etching, 1770-1782, based on a work of circa 1770
NPG 1130

The Sharp Family, by Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG L169

The Sharp Family

by Johan Joseph Zoffany
oil on canvas, 1779-1781
NPG L169

Anna Selina Storace, attributed to Benjamin Vandergucht - NPG 6148

Anna Selina Storace

attributed to Benjamin Vandergucht
oil on canvas, circa 1790
NPG 6148