English guittar

On display


  • Title

    English guittar

  • Artist/maker

    Johann Frederick Hintz (1711 - 1772)
  • Associated place

    London (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1765
  • Material and technique

    hazelfichte-bearclaw figured softwood, maple, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl, pen and ink

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    69.2 cm (length)
    35.45 cm body (length)
    31 cm body max. (back) (width)
    6.4 cm body (neck) (depth)
    8.3 cm body (tail) (depth)
    41 cm string (length)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by Mr A. Phillips Hill, in accordance with the wishes of Arthur and Alfred Hill, 1948.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 48 | Still-life Paintings
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Boyden, David D., The Hill Collection of Musical Instruments in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford/OUP, 1969), 37

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