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Small Division Viol

Date:
18th century
Geography:
Germany
Culture:
German
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
Body L.: 57.45 cm (22-1/4 in.);Body W.: upper bout: 27.9 cm (11 in.), center bout: 20.6 cm (8-1/8 in.), lower bout: 34.5 cm (13-5/8 in.); Rib H.: top block: 8.2 cm (3-1/4 in.), center bout: 11.1 cm (4-3/8 in.), bottom block: 11.3 cm (4-1/2 in.); String L.: 61 cm (24 in.)
Classification:
Chordophone-Lute-bowed-fretted
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.3373
Not on view
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Laurence Libin. A Checklist of Viole da Gamba (Viols). 2. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1989, pg. 16, ill.

William L. Monical. A Checklist of Viole da Gamba (Viols). The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1979, pg. 10-20, ill.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 265.



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