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Title A Character Concert
Collection Atkinson Art Gallery, Southport
Artist Heligers, A. F. (Dutch? artist, active 19th century)
Date 1861 (dated)
Signed yes
Description A comical group of men play makeshift instruments in a tavern. One uses a trivet as a triangle, another uses a wine casket as a drum. The men wear cloaks and long boots, breeches and large brimmed hats. Their swords and armour lie on the floor in the left foreground.
Current Accession Number 1929.437
Inscription front lc 'A F Heligers 1861'
Subject everyday life (tavern scene)
Measurements 28.0 x 35.5 cm cm (estimate)
Material oil on panel
Acquisition Details Bequeathed by J. H. Bell 1929.
Rights Owner Atkinson Art Gallery, Southport, Sefton M.B.C. Leisure Services
Author Lisa Howard



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