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Engraved Portrait of Chopin, ca. 1846

Opochinsky Collection
Gilmore Music Library

Ary Scheffer Chopin portrait

In 1846, Ary Scheffer (17951858) painted a portrait of Chopin at Nohant, George Sands estate in central France. This engraving, made by August Weger (18231892) of Leipzig, is based on Scheffers painting.