Music Through the ages

The pieces in the gallery contain instruments of the past and someone playing the instrument.

The creation of the harp was thought to be of Canola who designed the instrument after hearing beautiful music through a whale carcass. The painting depicts Erin a beautiful women with a harp chained to a rock in England while she longs for her freedom.
The Painting was thought to have been painted after the artist saw a pageant in 1638 of Africans and troupes of actors. It is representation of descriptions of African musicians of the time.
This painting of Korean musicians playing Korean style instruments. The painting seems just to be depiction of traditional style Korean instruments.
One of the most popular amusements of the turkish people in was music. The painting depicts an ottoman woman playing a lute.
The painting was one of realism created depict on of the five senses. The theme of the gallery is upheld by the depiction of a man playing a violin type instrument.
This painting contains a mischievous undertone for the sexual undertone contained in it but it still contributes to the theme of the gallery with the man holding a former style of flute.
This pieces is a contrast to the sexualization of woman in westernized paintings of the time. This painting gives these women there own identity and talents. The painting shows Ottoman women playing instruments.
The painting is considered a masterpiece of the artist. The artist had two influences one being of a sophisticated metropolitan style and one being of provincial city style. The painting contains a lute player keeping of theme of the gallery.
The painting depicts four women playing for different instruments. One plays a pain style instrument, plays some form of flute one play the violin, and one plays a bass or cello.
The painting is contrast to the painters normal style. The painting of the woman playing the harpsichord contains a witty and ironic inscription that says ACTA VIRUM / PROBANT (actions prove the man). The painting also contains an inscription on the harpsichord that reads 'Soli Deo Gloria" (Glory to God alone).
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