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Lyre Guitar

Maker:
Gennaro Fabricatore (Italian, Naples ca. 1750–1832 Naples)
Date:
1807
Geography:
Naples, Italy
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Spruce, maple, ebony
Dimensions:
Total length 80.7 cm., Max width 37.4 cm., Depth at tail 9.4 cm., Vibrating length 63.5 cm.
Classification:
Chordophone-Lute-plucked-fretted
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.1056
Not on view
Marking: (printed label) Gennaro Fabricatore/ Anno 1807 Napoli/ Strada S. Giacomo N. 26
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Forgotten Instruments: Exhibition Catalogue of the Katonah Gallery. Exhibition catalogue., Katonah, New York, 1981, pg. 38, ill.

Musical Instruments of the Western World. McGraw Hill Book Company. New York, Toronto, 1967, pg. 232-233, fig. 91, ill.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 45.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments of All Nations: I. Europe, Galleries 25 and 26, Central Cases of Galleries 27 and 28. Catalogue., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, vol. 13, pg. 45.



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