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Howard Ferguson (1908–1999), Hon. RAM

© the artist. Photo credit: Royal Academy of Music

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Howard Ferguson (1908–1999) is shown when elderly, seated in a brown leather armchair which has studded arms and a fabric back. He holds his glasses in his right hand, which rests on his lap. He wears clothing in shades of greens-greys, a pale green shirt, tie, pullover and suit, and the image is set against a green and brown background. A pianist and composer, Howard Ferguson's musical partnerships included those with eminent musicians such as pianist Denis Matthews and violinist Yfrah Neaman.

Royal Academy of Music

London


Date

c.1990

Medium

acrylic on canvas

Measurements

H 65.5 x W 65 cm

Accession number

2003.1694

Acquisition method

bequeathed by the sitter, 1999

Work type

Painting

Inscription description

Benedict Rubbra


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