The last known portrait of Mozart, painted by Johann Georg Edlinger.
The last known portrait of Mozart, painted by Johann Georg Edlinger. Gemaeldegalerie
The Gemaeldegalerie, an art gallery in Berlin, recently announced the discovery of a painting depicting composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Painted in 1790 by the German artist Johann Georg Edlinger, the work is probably the last portrait of the composer, according to art experts. Mozart died on Dec. 5, 1791.
The painting goes on display at the Gemaeldegalerie on Jan. 27, the composer's birthday.