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Beethoven - in 1824

Beethoven in 1824

Stephan Decker made this chalk drawing of Beethoven in 1824, a few days after the Ninth Symphony's premiere in May.  It is believed this is the last portrait made of Beethoven during his lifetime.

The work is now at the Künsthistoriches Museum, in Vienna.

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Media Credits

Chalk drawing of Beethoven, in 1824, by Stephan Decker.  Image online, courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

 

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