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Themes in Art


A Prelude by Bach, Simeon Solomon

A Prelude by Bach

Simeon Solomon, 1868
A Song for the Nile, Tahia Halim

A Song for the Nile

Tahia Halim, 1970
A young female musician, Emma Sandys

A young female musician

Emma Sandys, 1864
Bianca, William Holman Hunt


William Holman Hunt, 1868-1869
Blind Singer, William H. Johnson

Blind Singer

William H. Johnson, 1940
Esraj Player, Nandalal Bose

Esraj Player

Nandalal Bose, 1937
Fiammetta Singing, Marie Spartali Stillman

Fiammetta Singing

Marie Spartali Stillman, 1879
Girl Interrupted at Her Music, Johannes Vermeer

Girl Interrupted at Her Music

Johannes Vermeer, 1658-1661
Music (Sketch), Henri Matisse

Music (Sketch)

Henri Matisse, 1907
Music 1, Gustav Klimt

Music 1

Gustav Klimt, 1895
Musicians playing a Raga for Balwant Dev Singh during the Rainy Season, The Family of Nainsukh

Musicians playing a Raga for Balwant Dev Singh during the Rainy Season

The Family of Nainsukh, 1745-1750
Portrait of a Violinist, Anne Vallayer-Coster

Portrait of a Violinist

Anne Vallayer-Coster, 1773
Portrait of Paul Robeson, Gordon Parks

Portrait of Paul Robeson

Gordon Parks, 1942
Prelude to a Concert, Marguerite Gérard

Prelude to a Concert

Marguerite Gérard, c. 1810
Renata Borgatti, Au Piano, Romaine Brooks

Renata Borgatti, Au Piano

Romaine Brooks, 1920
Song of the Towers, Aaron Douglas

Song of the Towers

Aaron Douglas, 1966
Stateless People, A Musician, Uzo Egonu

Stateless People, A Musician

Uzo Egonu, 1981
The Concert, Pavel Tchelitchew

The Concert

Pavel Tchelitchew, 1933
The Love Song, Jean-Antoine Watteau

The Love Song

Jean-Antoine Watteau, c. 1717
The Lute Player, Tahia Halim

The Lute Player

Tahia Halim, 1975
The Musician, Baya Mahieddine

The Musician

Baya Mahieddine, 1978
Two Musicians, Ibrahim Kodra

Two Musicians

Ibrahim Kodra, 1996
Untitled (Street Band), Marcel Janco

Untitled (Street Band)

Marcel Janco, c. 1915
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