Horns In portraits
Historical horn virtuosi
This gallery contains various portraits of historical horn players. In addition to the virtuosi themselves, these paintings often include detailed depictions of instruments, mouthpieces, and music. The desire for an accurate representation of an individual’s likeness led to a higher emphasis on the quality and detail of the image painted. This makes it easier to identify certain aspects of the equipment in use by some of the most important and well known horn players of the time.