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Sir Curtis Price (b.1945), Principal of the Royal Academy of Music 1995–2008, led the Academy’s development of No.s 1–5 York Gate with added practice rooms and the new Museum, along with the building of the David Josefowitz Recital Hall. In the background of this portrait, to the left, is the depiction of a view through the stringed-instrument workshop on the first floor of the Museum and, on the right, one of the instrument display cases in the gallery. The artist, Andrew Festing (b.1941), is a direct descendant of composers Michael Festing. Curtis Price is a leading authority on the music of Henry Purcell and historical performance practice.

Royal Academy of Music

London


Date

2008

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 90 x W 80 cm

Accession number

2008.2108

Acquisition method

commissioned, 2008

Work type

Painting

Inscription description

A. Festing


Royal Academy of Music

Marylebone Road, London, Greater London NW1 5HT England

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