The Requiem, The Last Hours of Mozart by William James Grant

The life appears to be visibly draining from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in this forlorn depiction of his final hours.

Details

Medium:
Oil on panel ; ;
Dimensions:
73.7 × 142.2cm
Acquired in:
2015
Bequeathed by:
Mr George Watson through The Art Fund

His pallid complexion, coupled with the dazzling white bedlinen, are in stark contrast to the rich palette Grant uses to depict the composer’s concerned attendant and the surrounding interiors.

Provenance

Mr George Watson

Venue details

Royal College of Music Museum Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, LONDON London SW7 2BS 020 7591 4346 www.rcm.ac.uk/museum

Entry details

Free to all

Please note: closed for refurbishment until 2019. 

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