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© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Royal Academy of Music

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This young male figure represents Pan. He pipes in the dawn on his flute. He wears a straw hat topped with a floral decoration and an animal skin as an attribute of his role as a god of shepherd's flocks. This painting was part of a programme of wall decoration by Baron Arild Rosenkrantz for the entrance hall for the new Royal Academy of Music, built in 1911–1912 to a design by Sir Ernest George and Alfred Yeates.

Royal Academy of Music


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  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    80 x 50 cm (E)

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  • Acquisition method

    on loan from the Rosenholm Foundation, Denmark, since 2006


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