Although Ruth Waterman has been painting, on and off, for years while taking art classes at Citylit and the Slade, it wasn't until a portrait commission came her way that she let herself spend serious time with paint. Her portraits of Beethoven are hanging in a prominent London music studio, as well as in homes up and down the country.

See also Interpretation: music and painting.

Beethoven Portraits

From the 1812 life mask as sculpted by Hagen

Mr Beethoven (1)
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Mr Beethoven (2)
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Signed museum-standard giclée prints from original oils (unframed) are available in two sizes: A4 (20 x 29 cms) and A3 (29 x 39 cms).

UK customers can purchase prints online using the buttons below. Overseas customers, please contact admin@ruthwaterman.com as postage will need to be added to the cost.

Mr Beethoven (1) - A4 - £75 including UK postage
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Mr Beethoven (1) - A3 - £90 including UK postage
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Mr Beethoven (2) - A4 - £75 including UK postage
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Mr Beethoven (2) - A3 - £90 including UK postage
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Portraits and Miscellaneous

Ruth Waterman writes:

"Every face speaks a multitude.
In a portrait, each line, each colour, each shape uncovers one moment of flickering energy, encompasses an ambiguity, fixes paint to open a question. A portrait seeks the question at its most intense, when it can no longer be avoided.
I am setting out to find the questions."

Below is a selection of portraits; to view the full set and to purchase signed museum-standard giclée prints, please visit R A Waterman Art.

R1 - Oil on paper
29 x 41 cms
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R2 - Acrylic on paper
40 x 56 cms
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R3 - Oil on canvas
28 x 35 cms
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S2 - Oil on paper
59 x 41 cms
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S3 - Oil on canvas
25 x 35 cms
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Seascape
Acrylic on paper
60 x 43 cms
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Orange
Acrylic on paper
42 x 29 cms
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