Ysaÿe, Eugène - Ysaÿe With Marsick, Massart And Thomson. - (3611)Click Image to ZoomEnlarge Image

Ysaÿe, Eugène (1858-1931)

Ysaÿe With Marsick, Massart And Thomson.

Liège, 1887. 4.5 " h x 6" w in mat with total size of 10.5" h x 12.25" w. Laid down on cardboard which shows former traces of mounting (not visible in mat). The photo itself is excellent.
A rare photo from a most unusual event which took place at the Liege Conservatory, Belgium in 1887. The conservatory had moved to a new building, and for the occasion the students and faculty gave a performance of a concerto written for four violins by Ludwig Wilhelm Maurer. The four faculty members who performed are shown here, from left to right: Martin Marsick, Joseph Lambert Massart, Cesar Thomson and Eugène Ysaÿe.
Ludwig Wilhelm Maurer (1789-1878) was a German violinist and composer who lived extensively in Russia. He wrote the Sinfonia Concertante for Four Violins in a minor, Op. 55.
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