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06 Samuel Goldenberg and Schmüyle

A conversation between a rich and a poor Jew about the future order of the world. Mussorgsky depicts this musically through the pompous and puffed-up behavior of the rich man (left) and the lamentations of the poor man (right).

Pictures at an exhibition by Modest Moessorgski
It is a ten-part suite by Modest Musorgsky (1874) a Russian composer. Inspired by paintings by his friend the painter Viktor Hartman. I painted my version. These were projected through a keynote presentation by Jan Penninkhof while the suite was played by colleague Gerard van der Laan (pianist).
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Year2005Dimensions70 x 50 cmUsed materialsoil paint on mdfFor SaleNo, but photo on canvas is possible.Share

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