Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Upright Piano (Ditanaklasis)

Maker:
Matthias Müller (German, 1770–1840 Vienna)
Date:
ca. 1800
Geography:
Vienna, Austria
Culture:
Austrian
Medium:
Wood, various
Dimensions:
Overall: 156.8 x 107.6 x 56.3cm (61 3/4 x 42 3/8 x 22 3/16in.)
Classification:
Chordophone-Zither-struck-piano
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.3256
Not on view
Marking: On enamel plaque: Erfunden / von / Mathias Muller in Wien / Verfertigt fur das Breitkopf & Haertelische Instrum...[broken] / Magazin in / Leipzig
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Makers of the Piano, 1700-1820. Oxford University Press. Oxford, UK, 1993, pg. 208.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 269.



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