Portrait of May Mukle. By John Mansfield Crealock. Oil on canvas, 1930.

Object type
image-as-object
Description
Portrait of May Mukle, seated with her cello and her bow in her right hand. In profile, turned to the left, looking down at the music on the metal stand in front of her. Wearing a dark orange dress. She is depicted low on the dark canvas, with a chandelier above and to the left. She performed on a rich-toned Montagnana, which had been presented to her by an anonymous donor having been invited to choose any instrument from the Hill Collection. By John Mansfield Crealock. Oil on canvas, 1930. On verso in black paint or ink 'Miss May Muklé by John Crealock, 1930'
Artist/Maker
Date made
1930
Notes
This painting was exhibited at the Royal Society of Portrait Painters in 1931 (no. 22).
Classification
painting, cellist, cello, student, Royal Academy of Music, Fellow, Royal Academy of Music
Technique
oil
Material
canvas, oil
Object type
Type Length Width Height Diameter Unit (length)
item (site) 620 740 mm
item and frame 760 890 mm
Accession No
2011.327
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