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Lute

Date:
late 16th century
Geography:
Italy
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Wood, ivory
Dimensions:
L. 101.6 cm (40 in.); W. 35.6 cm (14 in.)
Classification:
Chordophone-Lute-plucked-fretted
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph W. Drexel, 1889
Accession Number:
89.2.153
Not on view
Marking: Within the body are two written labels, "Frankfort, 1627," and "Arranged for a guitar by by F.L. Lohstoeler, 1807."
In pencil, "Zu Einer Guitarre umgearbeitet/ von F:F: L Lönstöter (?) Celle 1807"
Joseph W. Drexel
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 27.



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