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Guitar

Attributed to Joseph de Frías
(Spanish, active Seville and Cadiz, ca. 1775–1800)

Date: ca. 1780
Geography: Seville, Spain
Medium: Spruce, rosewood, cedar, ebony, mother-of-pearl
Dimensions: Total L. 94.7 cm (37-5/16 in.); String L. 62.5 cm (24-5/8 in.); Body L. 46.7 cm (18-3/8 in.); Upper Bouts 22.8 cm (9 in.); Middle Bouts 17.7 cm (6-15/16 in.); Lower Bouts 27.9 cm (11 in.); Depth at Tail 12.1 cm (4-3/4 in.)
Classification: Chordophone-Lute-plucked-fretted
Credit Line: Purchase, Clara Mertens Bequest, in memory of André Mertens, 1992
Accession Number: 1992.279

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