File:Thirteen-year-old Beethoven.jpg

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Summary[edit]

Artist
Unidentified painter
18th-century portrait painting of men, with Unspecified, Unidentified, Unknown or Anonymous artist.
Anonymous
Object type painting
Description
Deutsch: Portrait der dreizehnjährige Beethoven, Bonner Meister
Ελληνικά: Πορτραίτο του δεκατριάχρονου Μπετόβεν από άγνωστο καλλιτέχνη της Βόννης
English: The painting is described thus: "Ludwig van Beethoven was recognized as a child prodigy. He worked at the age of 13 as organist, pianist/harpsichordist and violist at the court in Bonn, and had published three early piano sonatas. This portrait in oils is the earliest authenticated likeness of Beethoven."
Date circa 1783
date QS:P,+1783-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
Medium oil on canvas
medium QS:P186,Q296955;P186,Q4259259,P518,Q861259
Collection of Ancient Musical Instruments
Source/Photographer Photograph taken by the author of the painting in Die Sammlung alter Musikinstrumente, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Wien. RobertG,

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Author's note: while I license the use of my photograph of this painting under GFDL and cc-by-sa-2.5, the painting itself is more than 225 years old, the artist must have been dead well over 100 years, and hence the painting itself is surely in the public domain.

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