Viol, possibly bass

On display

Details

  • Title

    Viol, possibly bass

  • Artist/maker

  • Associated place

    Brescia (place of creation)
  • Date

    1562
  • Material and technique

    cedar of lebanon, maple

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    64.5 cm of belly (length)
    33.5 cm upper bout (back) (width)
    22.4 cm middle bout (back) (width)
    41 cm lower bout (back) (width)
    59.2 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.

    WA1939.22

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Further reading

Boyden, David D., The Hill Collection of Musical Instruments in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford/OUP, 1969), 2

Whiteley, Jon, Stringed Instruments: Viols, Violins, Citterns, and Guitars in the Ashmolean Museum, Ashmolean Handbooks (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2008), 6, illus. 7

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