Gow and Gow

The artist David Allan must have heard Niel and his brother Donald on many occasions as captured in this painting of c.1780. Image from National Galleries of Scotland.

Allan, David; Niel Gow (1727-1807), Violinist and Composer, with his Brother Donald Gow (active c.1780), Cellist; National Galleries of Scotland; http://www.artuk.org/artworks/niel-gow-17271807-violinist-and-composer-with-his-brother-donald-gow-active-c-1780-cellist-212069