The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Not on view
This instrument bears a label for Francisco Lupot, but is unlikely to have been made by the famous violin maker. Its actual maker remains unknown.
Marking: (paper label within back) "Francisco Lupot fecit./In Orleano, Anno 1778"
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
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. 46.
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. 46.
Artist: Christian Frederick Martin (Markneukirchen, Saxony 1796–1873 Nazareth, Pennsylvania)Date: ca. 1838Medium: Wood, maple, spruce, abalone, ebony, metal, brass, ivoryAccession: 1979.380a, bOn view in:Not on view