Guitar

On display

Details

  • Title

    Guitar

  • Artist/maker

    Antonio dos Santos Vieyra (1750 - 1800 c. active)
  • Associated place

    Portugal (place of creation)
  • Date

    2nd half of the 18th century
  • Material and technique

    spruce, walnut, brazilian rosewood, softwood, cypress wood, fabric or paper, ivory, ebony

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    97.4 cm (length)
    46.4 cm body (length)
    22.7 cm upper bout (front) (width)
    18.8 cm waist (front) (width)
    28.9 cm lower bout (front) (width)
    8.6 cm body (neck) (depth)
    9.75 cm body (tail) (depth)
    68.1 cm string (length)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by W. E. Hill & Sons, 1939.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 39 | Music and Tapestry
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1939.37

  • Our online collection is being continually updated. Find out more

Further reading

Boyden, David D., The Hill Collection of Musical Instruments in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford/OUP, 1969), 42

Reference URL

?
q-seffron-icon q-white-icon pluse-seffron-icon pluse-white-icon minus-seffron-icon minus-white-icon close-seffron-icon close-white-icon close-black-icon prv-gry-arrow prv-arrow print-seffron-icon print-black-icon next-arrow next-gry-arrow next-white-arrow up-arrow-black up-arrow black-up-arrow black-down-arrow white-up-arrow white-down-arrow hr-list-gry-icon hr-list-white-icon vr-list-gry-icon vr-list-white-icon eye-icon zoomin-icon zoomout-icon fullview-icon contact-black-icon contact-seffron-icon basket-seffron-icon basket-black-icon share-black-icon share-seffron-icon go-arrow search-white-icon