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May Mukle (1880–1963), FRAM

© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Royal Academy of Music

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May Mukle (1880–1963) is shown wearing a dark orange dress, full-length and in profile, turned to the left with her cello and bow. She is depicted in mid-life, with short grey hair, and the portrait is set low on the canvas. Above left is a chandelier. A gifted soloist of international repute, she performed chamber music with great musicians such as Pablo Casals, Thibaud, Lionel Tertis and Albert Sammons, and also played in several string quartets.

Royal Academy of Music


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    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    74 x 62 cm

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  • Acquisition method

    purchased, 2011


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