Treble viol

On display

Details

  • Title

    Treble viol

  • Artist/maker

    Giovanni Maria da Brescia (active 2nd half of sixteenth century)
  • Associated place

    Venice (place of creation)
  • Date

    2nd half of the 16th century
  • Material and technique

    pine, maple, wood

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    35.8 cm of belly (length)
    17.8 cm upper bout (back) (width)
    14.2 cm middle bout (back) (width)
    21.3 cm lower bout (back) (width)
    31.4 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.

    WA1939.27

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Further reading

Boyden, David D., The Hill Collection of Musical Instruments in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford/OUP, 1969), 1

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