Only Connect - James Cervetto <> Karl Abel
How are these sitters connected?
A Bravura at the Hanover Square Concert
by John Nixon
Karl Friedrich Abel
by Thomas Gainsborough
In 1832, fifty years after the cellist ‘Cervetto’ first played at the ‘Bach-Abel’ concerts, Alfred Edward Chalon drew him, on stage, at eighty-six years of age.
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William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.
Links to audio and transcripts of interviews with artists, sitters and historic recordings.