‘An old country man playing on a fiddle’ - From the archive: July 1894

Lost in Reverie

In ‘Fiddlers on Canvas’, The Strad surveys paintings at the London art exhibitions of interest to string players. The young lady ‘lost in reverie’ grows up to be Agatha Christie

We wonder to what extent violinists in general are disposed to patronise the sister art of painting. Perhaps not as much as they should do, though this is only surmise on our part. The elevating and inspiring effect of the grandest works of art should appeal very forcibly to students of our most poetic…

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