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Figure of a Musician

Six Dynasties (220–589)

Figure of a Musician

Six Dynasties (220–589)

Figure of a Musician

Six Dynasties (220–589)

Musician Playing a Drum

Northern Wei dynasty (386–534)

Female Musician

Ensembles featuring female musicians often served as a musical bridge between elite and popular culture. As expert musicians, they were often musical innovators. Here, a small ensemble is shown (23.180.4–.7), c... more

Female Musician

Ensembles featuring female musicians often served as a musical bridge between elite and popular culture. As expert musicians, they were often musical innovators. Here, a small ensemble is shown (23.180.4–.7), c... more

Female Musician

Ensembles featuring female musicians often served as a musical bridge between elite and popular culture. As expert musicians, they were often musical innovators. Here, a small ensemble is shown (23.180.4–.7), c... more

Female Musician

Ensembles featuring female musicians often served as a musical bridge between elite and popular culture. As expert musicians, they were often musical innovators. Here, a small ensemble is shown (23.180.4–.7), c... more

Musician

Tang dynasty (618–907)

Celestial Musician (Gandharva)

A semidivine celestial musician to the gods is shown playing a flute, standing beneath the canopy of a flowering tree. This bracket figure was intended to decorate a pillar capital of the interior of a Hindu te... more

Musician Pendant

Costa Rica or Panama

Barbâd, the musician, stands before Khusrau in his garden at Naurus.

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Musician and dancer from BL Stowe 17, f. 112

Marginal paintings of a woman playing a fiddle, while a man and a dog in a hooded coat dance, and a knight in armour battles a lion, with birds and grotesques in the margins. Image taken from f. 112 of Book of ... more

Youths and musician from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 189

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of four youths in a row, their hands connected by ribbons, and a musician playing a mandora. Image taken from f. 189 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with F... more

Youths and musician from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 189

Bas-de-page scene of four youths in a row, their hands connected by ribbons, and a musician playing a mandora. Image taken from f. 189 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Furniture Plaque Showing Female Musician in an Architectural Framework

This small plaque depicts a woman mid-dance step, playing a cylindrical drum known as the pakhavaj, which is suspended around her neck. She is positioned beneath a lobed, cusped arch, an architectural form fam... more

Seated Musician

Made in Iran, Isfahan

Portrait of Jan Pietersz Sweelinck, Organist & Musician in Amsterdam

Jan Muller (Netherlandish, Amsterdam 1571–1628 Amsterdam)

A Musician and His Daughter

In this dynamic formal portrait an amateur musician with a theorbo is presented with his daughter in a spare but stylish interior. Both are expensively dressed, the girl in adult attire. Such a portrait of pare... more

The Musician

Bartholomeus van der Helst (Dutch, Haarlem, born ca. 1612–15, died 1670 Amsterdam)

Chinese Musician

François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)

Another Chinese Musician

François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)