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Classical Notes: March 17, 2008 Archive

Mozart: You oughtta be in pictures...

Posted at 5:45 AM on March 17, 2008 by John Birge

...and by that I don't mean the movie Amadeus.

Last weekend, two previously unknown portraits of Mozart were unveiled in London. They're significant because they were painted from life, not from memory.
Take a look here.

And if you missed it in this space earlier, here's a new look at the face of Bach.

More on Mozart

Posted at 2:53 PM on March 17, 2008 by Rex Levang

So, this collector [see John Birge's note below] may now own an authentic portrait of Mozart.

But does he own one done in seed art?

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