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Lyra Viol

Date:
17th century
Geography:
Italy
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
Body length: 53.9 cm (21.22 in.); Greatest body width: 32.3cm. (12.72in.)
Classification:
Chordophone-Lute-bowed-fretted
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.2227
Not on view
Marking: (on label inside table) [repair label] Giovanni Cavani/di Spilamberto (Modena)/Fece l'anno 1899 [with Italian handwriting on top and bottom of label, not readable when label is inside instrument]
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Laurence Libin. A Checklist of Viole da Gamba (Viols). 2. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1989, pg. 7, 15, ill.

William L. Monical. A Checklist of Viole da Gamba (Viols). The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1979, pg. v, 8-9, 20, ill.

Pleasing Eye and Ear Alike. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1971, Vol. XXX, No. 2, pg. 68, ill.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 65, ill.

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. 65, 64+, ill.



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