Example of 18th and 19th century tradition of caricature.
Amateurs of Tye-Wig Music (Musicians of the Old School) by Edward Francis Burney, 18201820
- Oil on canvas
- 69 x 84 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £15,000 ( Total: £68,000)
- Acquired in:
Influenced by Hogarth. Theme of the battle between 'modern' music (represented by Beethoven and Mozart) and 'traditional' music (represented by Handel and Corelli).
Acquired sometime in the 1960s by the late Pierre Jeannerat by whom it was given to the vendor