Madame Suggia by Augustus John

This full-length figure depicts the well-known cellist seated on a gold and blue chair playing the cello, her head seen in profile.

Details

Medium:
Oil
Dimensions:
186 x 164 cm
Acquired in:
1925
Presented by:
Sir Joseph Duveen through The Art Fund

She wears a crimson dress, with outspread train. In the background is a dull olive-green curtain with yellowish lights.

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