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Violinist

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Choose from 136 pictures in our Violinist collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


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Study for 'Penny Wedding', 1817, (1946). Creator: David Wilkie

Study for 'Penny Wedding', 1817, (1946). The 'penny wedding', common in Scotland, was a marriage ceremony where each guest paid a penny towards the expenses (for the food and the musicians), and anything left over went towards the couple's new home. The fiddle-player Niel Gow (1727-1807) is recognisable here. Sketch in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. From "Life Among the Scots", by Janet Adam Smith. [Collins, London, 1946]

© The Print Collector/Heritage Images

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Conductor and orchestra, Christmas card, 1952. Creator: Shirley Markham

Conductor and orchestra, Christmas card, 1952. Shirley Markham (1931-1999) studied Graphic Design and Illustration at Central School of Art in London from 1950-1952. The writer, artist, poet, and illustrator Mervyn Peake (1911-1968) was one of her tutors, and her style of drawing was also influenced by other British illustrators such as Edward Ardizzone, Quentin Blake and Edward Bawden. Markham spent time in the Dolomite Mountains in Italy, and also visited Rome, sketching classical buildings. After graduating from Central, she worked as a graphic designer, producing book illustrations, cartoons for comics, menus and programmes. She gave up her promising career however when she got married in 1957. Middle-class women at that time were expected to devote their energies to bringing up children and running the home, and despite her obvious talent, she lacked the confidence to return to illustration. Her portfolio remained in the family attic for many years, but now her work is published here for the first time.

© Shirley Markham Collection / Heritage-Images

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Ragged musicians and dancers, 1791. Artist: Thomas Rowlandson

Ragged musicians and dancers, 1791. 'The prospect before us (no 1), humanely inscrib'd to all those professors of music and dancing whom the cap may fit'. A group of musicians and dancers, extremely ragged, performing in the street, and receiving alms in the shape of a coin from a sweep's boy and offal from a butcher's roundsman.

© London Metropolitan Archives (City of London) / Heritage-Images