John Thomas Willy (1812–1885), English Violinist

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Portrait of John Thomas Willy, mid-life, wearing sketchily drawn clothing with a bow tie and white shirt, looking to the viewer.

Royal Academy of Music



John Thomas Willy (1812–1885), English Violinist


19th C


watercolour & chalk on paper


H 50.7 x W 40 cm

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Acquisition method

gift from Arthur Hill, 1927

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Inscription description

In a cream arched mount on which is printed 'J.T. Willy, violinist, pupil of Spagnoletti, b.1812 - d.1885'


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