Only Connect - Felix Mendelssohn <> Ludwig Van Beethoven
How are these sitters connected?
by Conrad Cook, published by William Mackenzie, after Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton
mid 19th century
Ludwig van Beethoven
by Lazarus Gottlieb Sichling, after Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller
Felix Mendelssohn visited Baroness Dorothea von Ertmann in 1831. He was seeking an echo of Beethoven, who had been in love with the Baroness.
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