Listening to Art

08.09: Augustus John, Marchesa Casati

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Listening to Art, by William Denton.

Volume eight, number nine: Marchesa Casati by Augustus John.

Hello, and welcome to Listening to Art. I’m William Denton.

As promised, this issue follows volume eight number eight with another visit to a favourite painting: Marchesa Casati.

This is a painting, oil on canvas, 68.6 cm wide by 96.5 cm high.

Now let’s listen to Marchesa Casati by Augustus John, recorded at the Art Gallery of Ontario, in Toronto, on 19 November 2020.

Waveform of the field recording.

That was Marchesa Casati by Augustus John. I hope you enjoyed listening to it as much as I did.

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All web sites accessed as of date of publication.

Art Gallery of Ontario. “The Marchesa Casati.” Art Gallery of Ontario.

Denton, William. “Augustus John, Marchesa Casati.” Listening to Art 08, no. 08 (01 March 2020).

Wikipedia, s.v. “Augustus John,”

⸻, s.v. “Luisa Casati,”

⸻, s.v. “Marchesa Casati (painting)”