The Origin of Music

Robert William Buss (London 1804 – Camden 1875)
National Trust Inventory Number 207890

Category Paintings
Date 1845
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 2570 x 5386 mm
Place of origin
Collection Wimpole, Cambridgeshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at Wimpole, Cambridgeshire, East of England, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, The Origin of Music, by Robert William Buss (London 1804 – Camden 1875). One of a pair, lunettes - Buss was commissioned by the 4th Earl of Hardwicke to paint the two lunettes left blank by Soane.

Makers and roles

Robert William Buss (London 1804 – Camden 1875)

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