Portrait of Arnold Dolmetsch. By Edmond Kapp. Print. Before 1926.

Object type
image-as-object
Acknowledgement
Bequeathed by Norman McCann, 1999
Collection
McCann Collection
Description
Portrait of Arnold Dolmetsch. Face, bearded and with long hair, looking down. The four small images in the corners comprise the sitter's hands on a recorder, lower left; lower right - a clavichord inscribed 'Arnold Dolmetsch fecit' and 'Plus Fait Douceur Que Violence' in the lid of the instrument; upper right - two hands, one bowing a viola da gamba, and a scroll neck, upper left, signed in the print 'Kapp'. Print of an ink drawing by Edmond Kapp, with a thick keyline. The original drawing is reproduced opposite p5 in the book by Kapp's wife, Yvonne Cloud (Yvonne Kapp), called 'Pastiche: a music-room book', published 1926.
Artist/Maker
Classification
printed material, recorder, viola da gamba, early music, historic performance
Material
paper
Object type
Type Length Width Height Diameter Unit (length)
item 204 255 mm
Accession No
2006.2812
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