Music In Art

Music (like art) has appeared in every culture in the world for thousands of years. Both forms of art provoke thoughts and emotions not unlike the other from gleeful happiness to tragic sorrowfulness. What I am most intrigued about music being presented in art is the way that an artist can portray what type of music is being played and how the people are reacting to the music that they are "hearing". I have the pieces ordered by their estimated dates.

Human figurines with facial paint and musical instruments, holding a conch shell trumpet, Cupisnique style, 1500 BC - 500 BC, From the collection of: MALI, Museo de Arte de Lima
Red-Figure Amphora with Musical Scene, Niobid Painter, 460-450 BC (Classical), From the collection of: The Walters Art Museum
Allegory of Music, Frans Floris de Vriendt, c. 1570, From the collection of: Skokloster Castle
Bagpipe Player, Hendrick ter Brugghen, 1624, From the collection of: National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
Lord Shiva dancing, Unknown, 1700 AD - 1800 AD, From the collection of: National Museum - New Delhi
Music on the Karl Johan Street, Edvard Munch, 1889, From the collection of: Kunsthaus Zürich
Music Hall Interior, Ricard Canals, Around 1897-1899, From the collection of: Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya - MNAC, Barcelona
Farmer's Music, Kim Jung-hyeon, 1901/1953, From the collection of: Korea Data Agency
Music and Dance Teacher, Kim Jun-geun, 1850/1950, From the collection of: Korea Data Agency
Fiddler (study for The Jolly Flatboatmen) (recto), George Caleb Bingham, 1846, From the collection of: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Thumb Piano, unknown, 1900/1970, From the collection of: Hamamatsu Museum of Musical Instruments
Russian musical culture - Tchaikovsky and Ballet dancers, Susanne Ruseler, 2014, From the collection of: The Sand Museum
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