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Guitar

Benito Sanchez de Aguilera (active 1790-1800)
(Spanish, Madrid active 1790–1800)

Date: 1797
Geography: Madrid, Spain
Medium: Wood
Dimensions: Total L. 93.3 cm (36 3/4 in.); String L. 60.2 cm (23 11/16 in.); Body L. 42.2 cm (16 5/8 in.); Upper bouts 20.1 cm (7 15/16 in.); Middle bouts 15.5 cm (6 1/8 in.); Lower bouts 26.6 cm (10 1/2 in.); D. at tail 9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.)
Classification: Chordophone-Lute-plucked-fretted
Credit Line: Purchase, Clara Mertens Bequest, in memory of André Mertens, 1990
Accession Number: 1990.221

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