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Sir Thomas Beecham at work

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1958 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kapp, Edmond Xavier, born 1890 - died 1978 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Charcoal, black chalk and some pencil, and pen and ink

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Miriam Sacher Charitable Trust

  • Museum number:

    E.556-1967

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 302

Physical description

Portrait of Sir Thomas Beecham. Three-quarter-length, right profile and seated a table, reading a score.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1958 (made)

Artist/maker

Kapp, Edmond Xavier, born 1890 - died 1978 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Charcoal, black chalk and some pencil, and pen and ink

Marks and inscriptions

'Kapp.58'
Signed and dated

'Sir Thomas Beecham at work.
Charcoal, black, chalk and some pencil and pen and ink'
Inscribed

Dimensions

Height: 29.8 cm, Width: 30 cm

Descriptive line

Drawing of the conductor and composer Sir Thomas Beecham, 2nd Bart seated at a table, and reading a score. Drawn in black chalk, charcoal, pen and ink, and pencil by Edmond Xavier Kapp. 1958.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1967 . London: HMSO, 1968.

Materials

Black chalk; Charcoal; Pencil; Ink

Subjects depicted

Reading; Score

Categories

Portraits; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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