Art/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Viola d'Amore

Date:
1739
Geography:
Augsburg, Germany
Culture:
German
Medium:
Spruce, maple
Dimensions:
L. 82.9 cm, Body L. 42.4 cm, String L. 39 cm approx.
Classification:
Chordophone-Lute-bowed-unfretted
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.1470
Not on view
Marking: Handwritten label (cut): Lui Camol Me/Fecit Augo 1739 (?)
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 68, ill.

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. 68, 67+, ill.

Related Objects

Guitar

Artist: Hermann Hauser (German, Munich 1882–1952 Reisbach) Date: 1937 Medium: Spruce, rosewood, mahogany, bone or ivory, ebony Accession: 1986.353.1 On view in:Gallery 684

Viola d'Amore

Artist: Giovanni Grancino (Italian, Milan 1637–1709 Milan) Date: 1701 Medium: Spruce, maple, ebony, bone, iron Accession: 2008.1 On view in:Not on view

Viola d'Amore

Artist: Johannes Florenus Guidantus, Italian (Italian, Bologna 1687–1760 Bologna) Date: 18th century Medium: Spruce, maple, ebony Accession: 2009.41 On view in:Gallery 684

Guitar

Artist: Workshop of Manuel Ramírez (Spanish, Alhama de Aragon, 1864–1916) Date: 1912 Medium: Spruce, rosewood, cedar, ebony, ivory or bone Accession: 1986.353.2 On view in:Not on view

Mirror

Artist: Johann Valentin Gevers (German, ca. 1662–1732) Date: ca. 1710 Medium: Oak and pine veneered with tortoiseshell, silver, silver gilt, and green-stained ivory; mirror glass Accession: 1989.20 On view in:Gallery 531