Fryderyk Chopin

Fryderyk Chopin (Radziwi³³)


Fryderyk Chopin, left profile

Eliza Radziwi³³, pencil drawing, inscription ‘Frédéric Chopin 7 Novembre 1829’, 232 x 187.

Collection: Muzeum Fryderyka Chopina, Warsaw [M/230/32].


The date accords with the time of Chopin’s stay at the Radziwi³³s’ home in Antonin.

‘You wanted my portrait—had I been able to steal one from Lady Eliza, then I would have sent it to you; she did me twice in my album and, so I am told, very much like me.’

Warsaw, Saturday 14 November 1829, Chopin to Tytus Woyciechowski [Sydow, i, 113].