Facing the Music
20th-Century Portraits of British Composers at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts. Loans from the National Portrait Gallery, opening May 25th 2012. Co-Curated by University of Birmingham post-graduate students: Emily Cotterill, Qian Gao, Oliver McCall, Imogen Wiltshire and Sophie Rycroft. Many more works will be included in the actual exhibition. Follow @Composers_Exhib for up to date info on the exhibition. Blog: http://thoughtjar-sophierycroft.blogspot.co.uk/
Facing the Music
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Dame Ethel Mary Smyth (1858 - 1944) John Singer Sargent (1856 - 1925) Chalk on paper, 1901 © National Portrait Gallery, London
John Singer Sargent, Mary Smyth, Sargent 1856, American 18561925, 1901, National Portraits, Portraits Gallery, Ethel Mary, Dame Ethel
You can find out more information in the Barber What's On brochure, April-September edition out now. (you can also view online as a pdf from the Barber Institute Website)
Barbers Institution, Institution Website, April September Editing, View Online
Bantock, University of Birmingham Research and Cultural Collections
Forthcoming Exhibitions: Facing the Music. Barber Institute's 'What's On' Brochure.
Barbers Institution, Barbers Institute
Alan Rawsthorne by Isabel Rawsthorne (née Nicholas) oil on canvas, 1966 26 in. x 32 in. (658 mm x 813 mm) Purchased, 1992 © National Portrait Gallery, London
Oil On Canvas
Gustav Holst by Millicent Woodforde oil on canvas, 1910 17 in. x 21 in. (432 mm x 533 mm) Given by the sitter's widow and daughter, Mrs Gustav Holst and Miss I. Holst, 1962 © National Portrait Gallery, London
Oil On Canvas
Sir Edward Elgar, Bt by Edgar Thomas Holding platinum print, circa 1905 7 5/8 in. x 4 1/4 in. (193 mm x 109 mm) Given by Edgar Thomas Holding, 1934 © National Portrait Gallery, London
Elgar 1857 1934, Elgar 18571934, English Composing, Sir Edward, Npg X11905, Abt 1905, London Sir, Edward Elgar, X11905 Double
Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934) - English Composer. England. Circa 1905.
Ralph Vaughan Williams by Sir Gerald Kelly oil on canvas, 1958-1961 42 in. x 35 in. (1067 mm x 889 mm) Given by the sitter's widow, (Joan) Ursula Penton Wood Vaughan Williams (née Lock), 1970 © National Portrait Gallery, London
Sir Gerald, Oil On Canvas, Festus Kelly, National Portraits, Vaughan Williams, Portraits Gallery, Gerald Festus, Gerald Kelly, Ralph Vaughan
Ralph Vaughan Williams by Gerald Festus Kelly National Portrait Gallery, London Date painted: 1958–1961 Oil on canvas, 106.7 x 88.9 cm Collection: National Portrait Gallery, London
Thomas Joseph Edmund Adès by Philip Oliver Hale oil on canvas, 2002 84 1/8 in. x 42 1/4 in. (2138 mm x 1073 mm) © National Portrait Gallery, London; commissioned with help from the Jerwood Charitable Foundation through the Jerwood Portrait Commission, 2002
Olive Hale, Joseph Edmund, Edmund Adè, Oil On Canvas, Philip Olive, Phil Hale, Philip Hale, National Portraits, Portraits Gallery
Portrait of Thomas Joseph Edmund Adès, 2002 by Philip Hale (b.1963) Adès is a British composer, pianist and conductor. (b.1971) ...contemporary white suit.
Sir William Turner Walton by Michael Ayrton oil on canvas, 1948 24 1/8 in. x 36 in. (613 mm x 915 mm) Purchased, 1977 © estate of Michael Ayrton / National Portrait Gallery, London
Turner Walton, Painting People, Oil On Canvas, Williams Turner, Williams Walton, Ayrton Oil, Michael Ayrton, Sir Williams, People Painting
Michael Ayrton - portrait of William Walton
Sir Michael Kemp Tippett by Martin Rose acrylic on canvas, 1989 42 1/8 in. x 30 1/8 in. (1070 mm x 765 mm) Commissioned, 1989 © National Portrait Gallery, London
Rose Acrylics, 765, Michael Kemp, Canvas, Martin Rose, National Portraits, Sir Michael, Portraits Gallery, Kemp Tippett
Michael Taylor, Sir John Kenneth Tavener, 2001, National Portrait Gallery
Tavener 1944 2013, Michael Taylors, Kenneth Tavener, National Portraits, Portraits Gallery, John Kenneth, Taylors British, John Tavener, Sir John
Michael Taylor (British: 1952) - Portrait of Sir John Tavener
Barry Marsden, James Loy MacMillan, 1994, National Portrait Gallery.