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BEETHOVEN
WORLD.CITIZEN.MUSIC

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Joseph Karl Stieler
Ludwig van Beethoven with the Manuscript of the Missa Solemnis
1820
Oil on canvas
Beethoven-Haus Bonn
© Beethoven-Haus Bonn

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Willibrord Joseph Mähler
Ludwig van Beethoven
c. 1804/05
Oil on canvas
Wien Museum
© Wien Museum

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Workshop of Gottlob Samuel Mohn
Glass beaker with a musical setting of the Ode to Joy
1811
Wien Museum
© Wien Museum

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Francois Rousseau
Bönn'sches Ballstück
(Masked Ball at the Bonn Court Theatre with Musicians and Dancers)
1754
Oil on canvas
Schlösser Augustusburg und Falkenlust
© UNESCO-Welterbestätte Schlösser Augustusburg und Falkenlust Brühl
Foto: Horst Gummersbach

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Johann Nepomuk Hechle
Beethoven’s Study, 30 March 1827
Ink on paper
Wien Museum
© Wien Museum

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Anonymous
Exterior View of the Kärtnertor Teatre in Vienna, n.d.
c. 1820
Hand-coloured engraving
© Theatermuseum Wien

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Invitation to Ludwig van Beethoven’s funeral on 29 March 1827
Print
Beethoven-Haus Bonn
© Beethoven-Haus Bonn

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Paper theatre for the performance of the opera Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven
2nd act, prison scene with Don Fernando (king’s minister),
Leonore/Fidelio, Don Pizarro (prison governor), Rocco (jailer)

2005
Paper, wood
BurgTheater, ein Papiertheater, Cologne
© Peter Schauerte-Lüke/Burgtheater

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Franz Rousseau
Visit of the Coadjutor Maximilian Francis in Bonn 1780: Arrival at the Bonn Residence
1780
Oil on canvas
Beethoven-Haus Bonn
© Beethoven-Haus Bonn

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Wellington’s Victory, or the Battle of Vitoria, op. 91, piano score
1816
First edition, Steiner
Beethoven-Haus Bonn
© Beethoven-Haus Bonn

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Franz Klein
Portrait bust of Ludwig van Beethoven
1812, Copy, 1890
Bronzed plaster
Beethoven-Haus Bonn
© Beethoven-Haus Bonn

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Ludwig van Beethoven’s large ear trumpet
1813
Brass
Beethoven-Haus Bonn
© Beethoven-Haus Bonn

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Anonymous
The von Breuning Family
1782
Cut and inked silhouette
Beethoven-Haus Bonn, lent by Karl-Oswald von Nell, Wittenberg
© Beethoven-Haus Bonn

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Anonymous
The von Breuning Family, aka ‘Teatime’
1782
Cut and inked silhouette
Beethoven-Haus Bonn, on permanent loan from Julitta Henn, Wiesbaden
© Beethoven-Haus Bonn

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Franz Geissenhof
Instruments of a string quartet
Violin, Vienna 1820
Violin, Vienna 1792
Viola, Vienna 1784
Violoncello, Vienna 1804
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Collection of Historic Musical Instruments
© KHM-Museumsverband

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Emoti Chair, 2019
Chair with integrated speakers
Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland
Photo: Benjamin Doum © Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland

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Ludwig van Beethoven
Letter to Heinrich von Struve
17 September, 1795
Autograph, ink on paper
Beethoven-Haus Bonn

„wann wird der Zeitpunkt kommen wo es nur Menschen geben wird, wir werden wohl diesen Glücklichen Zeitpunkt nur an einigen Orten heran nahen sehen, aber allgemein – das werden wir nicht sehen, da werden wohl noch Jahrhunderte vorübergehen“

Exhibition Views

Exhibition Views
All Photos: Bernd Lammel, 2019
© Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland GmbH

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Entrance view

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Oliver Laric
Beethoven (after Max Klinger’s Beethoven sculpture), 2016
Photographic sculpture with plinth, polyamide, aluminium
Courtesy of the Artist and Tanya Leighton, Berlin

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Gustav Klimt
Beethoven Frieze, based on Richard Wagner’s interpretation of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony
Copy 1901/2019
Casein paints, stucco, pencil, diverse appliques (glass, mother of pearl etc.), gilding on mortar
Belvedere, Vienna

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Gustav Klimt
Beethoven Frieze, based on Richard Wagner’s interpretation of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony
The Hostile Forces

Copy 1901/2019
Casein paints, stucco, pencil, diverse appliques (glass, mother of pearl etc.), gilding on mortar
Belvedere, Vienna

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Sinfonie Nr. 9, Op. 125
Concert view
London, BBC Proms, 24. Juli 2012
East-Western divan Orchestra
National Youth Choir of Great Britain, Anna Samuil, waltraud Meier, Michael König, René Pape, Daniel Barenboim, Dirigent

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Formal day dress with poke bonnet
Biedemeier, around 1827
Silk
Stiftung August Ohm

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Music engraver’s table with tools
20th century
Wood, metal
G. Henle Verlag, München

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Protocol of the autopsy of Ludwig van Beethoven,
1827
Manuscript copy of the lost original
Ink on paper
Naturhistorisches Museum Wien
and
Parish register entry of Ludwig van Beethoven’s death,
26 March 1827
Ink on paper
Minorite Convent, Alser Vorstadt parish, Wien

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Middle: Johann Baptist Lampi the Younger
Archduke Rudolph of Austria, Archbishop Cardinal of Olmütz [Olomouc]
After 1819
Oil on canvas
Wien Museum

 

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Model of the Hammer Mechanism
by Thomas Broadwood

London, 1817
Wood, metal, felt
Piano’s Maene, Ruiselede, Belgium

 

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Right: Chris Maene after Thomas Broadwood
Reconstruction of Ludwig van Beethoven’s Broadwood fortepiano
(Thomas Broadwood, London, 1817), 2013
Corpus cherry
Maene Pianos, Ruiselede, Belgium
and
Left: Chris Maene after Johann Andreas Stein
Reconstruction of a fortepiano by Johann Andreas Stein,
Augsburg, 1786, 2016
Corpus cherry
Courtesy Maene Pianos, Ruiselede, Belgium

 

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Chris Maene after Johann Andreas Stein
Reconstruction of a fortepiano by Johann Andreas Stein,
Augsburg, 1786, 2016
Corpus cherry
Courtesy Maene Pianos, Ruiselede, Belgium

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Royal Porcelain Manufactory Berlin (KPM)
Krater with a panoramic view of the Battle of Vitoria, c. 1817
Porcelain, overglaze painting, etched gilding
Courtesy of Lempertz Berlin

 

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Johann Nepomuk Mälzel
Ludwig van Beethoven’s small ear trumpet
1813
Brass, replica
Beethoven-Haus Bonn

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Paper theatre for the performance of the opera Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven,
2005
2nd act, prison scene with Don Fernando (king’s minister),
Leonore/Fidelio, Don Pizarro (prison governor),
Rocco (jailer)
Paper, wood
BurgTheater, ein Papiertheater, Cologne
Peter Schauerte-Lüke/Burgtheater
© Peter Schauerte-Lüke/Burgtheater

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Joseph Karl Stieler
Ludwig van Beethoven with the Manuscript of the Missa Solemnis
1820
Oil on canvas
Beethoven-Haus Bonn
© Beethoven-Haus Bonn

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