The Music Lesson, Louis Moritz, 1808

The Music Lesson, Louis Moritz, 1808

oil on panel, h 47cm × w 53cm. More details

Like The Drawing Lesson, The Music Lesson is set in an interior with a view through to another space. Above the door is a marble relief of the Greek god Apollo playing his lyre. The two women are practising a duet for guitar and voice under the direction of their music teacher. According to tradition, the painter himself served as the model for the teacher.

On display in room 1.12

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