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Musical Instrument, Stringed

Works of Art (113)

'Ukulele, late 19th century, Hawai'i, Wood, metal, gut (89.4.727)
Amphora, ca. 490 B.C.; Classical; red-figure, Attributed to the Berlin Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (56.171.38)
Angeli Laudantes, 1898, Edward Burne-Jones (designer) (English); John Henry Dearle (designer) (British); Merton Abbey Tapestry Works (English), Merton, Surrey, England, Wool and silk weft on cotton warp (2008.8)
Archlute, 1725, David Tecchler (German, active Rome), Italy (Rome), Spruce, ebony, ivory, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl, various other materials (1988.87)
Archtop Guitar, Centura Deluxe model (Serial number 1249), 1933, James D'Aquisto (American), Spruce, maple, ebony with blonde to honey sunburst finish (2012.246)
Bass Viol, 18th century, Germany (1976.8.37)
Bass Viol, ca. 1600, John Rose (English), Wood (1989.44)
Bass viol, ca. 1640–65, England, Spruce and maple (2009.42)
Bass Viol, ca. 1669, Andreas Jais (Austrian), Wood (1988.365)
Bass viol, ca. 1680, Labeled Richard Meares (English), London, Spruce soundboard, maple back and sides (1982.324)
The Batta-Piatigorsky Violoncello, 1714, Antonio Stradivari (Italian), Cremona, Italy, Spruce, maple, ebony (L.2013.71a–g)
Bell krater, ca. 460 B.C.; Classical; red-figure, Attributed to the Danae Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (23.160.80)
Bell-krater, ca. 440 B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to the Painter of London E 497, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (24.97.30)
The Blind Guitarist (El ciego de la guitarra), 18th century, Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (Spanish), Etching; working proof (22.63.29)
Brahma (Beomcheon), Joseon dynasty (1392–1910), Unidentified artist (late 16th century), Korea, Hanging scroll, ink and color on hemp (21.57)
Cittern (Hamburger Cithrinchen), ca. 1685, Joachim Tielke (German), Wood, ivory, ebony, other materials (1985.124)
Cuatro puertorriqueño, 2003, Luis Angel Colón, Wood, metal, wire (2003.216.1)
Dancers in the Rehearsal Room with a Double Bass, ca. 1882–85, Edgar Degas (French), Oil on canvas (29.100.127)
The Dancing Class, ca. 1870, Edgar Degas (French), Oil on wood (29.100.184)
Dancing in Colombia, 1980, Fernando Botero (Colombian), Oil on canvas (1983.251)
The Dissolute Household, ca. 1663–64, Jan Steen (Dutch), Oil on canvas (1982.60.31)
Division Viol, ca. 1720, School of Joachim Tielke (German), Wood, ivory, tortoise shell (89.4.956)
Fiddle (Enserunai or Ensuranai), 19th century, Malaysia, Borneo, Sarawak, Sadong River, Iban people, Wood, coconut shell, hide, fiber (89.4.2365)
Guitar and Still Life on a Guéridon, 1922, Georges Braque (French), Oil with sand on canvas (1979.481)
Guitar, 1697, Jean-Baptiste Voboam (French), Paris, Wood, tortoiseshell (1989.147)
Guitar, 1797, Benito Sánchez de Aguilera (Spanish), Madrid, Wood (1990.221)
Guitar, 1912, Manuel Ramírez (Spanish), Madrid, Wood (1986.353.2)
Guitar, 1937, Hermann Hauser (German), Germany (Munich), Wood (1986.353.1)
Guitar, ca. 1630–50, Attributed to Matteo Sellas (Italian), Venice, Wood, bone, various materials (1990.103)
Guitar, ca. 1695–99, Joachim Tielke (German), Wood, ivory, ebony (53.56.3)
Guitar, ca. 1780, Possibly Joseph de Frías (Spanish), Seville, Wood, various materials (1992.279)
Guitar, ca. 1835–40, Johann Anton Stauffer (Austrian), Vienna, Wood, various materials (1979.390)
Guitar, ca. 1838, Christian Frederick Martin (American, born Germany), New York, Wood, various materials (1979.380a)
Guitar, late 17th century, Attributed to Giacomo Ertel (German, active in Italy), Rome, Wood, various materials (1984.225)
Hardanger Fiddle, 1756, Isak N. Botnen/Skår (Norwegian) and Trond Isaksen Flatebø (Norwegian), Pine, birch, and other woods, bone, lignum vitae and mother-of-pearl inlay (46.34.7)
Harp-lute, ca. 1815, Edward Light (English), London, Wood, lacquered and gilded (50.184.1)
Harp, 19th–20th century, Mangbetu peoples; Democratic Republic of Congo, Wood, hide, twine, brass ring (1978.412.412)
Harp, New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18, ca. 1390–1295 B.C., Egyptian, Wood (43.2.1)
Harpo-lyre, ca. 1830, André Augustin Chevrier (French), Mirecourt (France), Wood (1992.117.1,.2)
Heroes Tapestry, ca. 1400–1410, South Netherlandish, Wool warp, wool wefts (32.130.3b, 47.101.1, 47.152)
Idle Hours, 1888, Julian Alden Weir (American), Oil on canvas (88.7)
Jane Avril, 1893, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (French), Lithograph printed in five colors; machine wove paper (32.88.15)
Kamanche, ca. 1880, Iran (Tehran), Wood, metal, bone, gut (1998.72)
Kendice, 1965, Josef Koudelka (Czech), Gelatin silver print (1995.362)
Kora (Harp-Lute), ca. 1960, Made by Mamadou Kouyaté Senegambia, Gourd, wood, leather, metal (1975.59)
Koto with Case, early 17th century; fabric koto wrap, 18th and 19th century, Goto Teijo, Ninth Generation Goto Master (Japanese), Japan, Various woods, ivory and tortoiseshell inlay, gold and silver inlays, metalwork (2007.194a–f)
Kylix, ca. 480 B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to the Dokimasia Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (06.1021.188)

A Lady Playing the Tanpura, ca. 1735, India (Rajasthan, Kishangarh), Ink, opaque and transparent watercolor, and gold on paper (1996.100.1)

Leather Panel (Allegory of Music), ca. 1570–90, Northern France, Blind-stamped, embossed, molded, and incised leather on later wooden mount (2006.71)
Lebes gamikos (wedding vase), ca. 430–420 B.C.; Classical, Attributed to the Washing Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (07.286.35a,b)
Lira, ca. 1890, Greece, Wood, tortoiseshell, ivory (2003.378)
Lute (Hasapi), late 19th–early 20th century, Indonesia, Sumatra, Toba Batak people, Wood, metal (1999.47.44)
The Lute Player, ca. 1626, Valentin de Boulogne (French), Oil on canvas (2008.459)
Lute, 1596; converted into a guitar, 19th century, Made by Sixtus Rauchwolff, Germany, Spruce, ebony, and rosewood (89.2.157)
Lute, Roman Byzantine period, 3rd–4th century, Egyptian, Wood (12.182.44)
Lyre-guitar, early 19th century (ca. 1805), Pons fils (probably a son of César Pons), Paris, France,Mahogany and spruce (1998.121)
Madonna and Child with Saints, altarpiece, ca. 1520, Girolamo dai Libri (Italian Veronese), Tempera and oil on canvas (20.92)
Man with Hat and a Violin, 1912, Pablo Picasso (Spanish), Cut and pasted newspaper, and charcoal, on two joined sheets of paper (1999.363.64)
Mandolino, ca. 1710–20, Attributed to Giovanni Smorsone (Italian), Rome, Ebony, ivory, rosewood, mother-of-pearl (2008.2a,b)
Mandora or chitarino, ca. 1420, Northern Italy (Milan?), Boxwood and rosewood (64.101.1409)
Mandora, 1726, Gregori Ferdinand Wenger, Augsburg, Maple, spruce, ebony (89.4.3140)
Mayuri (peacock), 19th century, India, Wood, parchment, metal, feathers (89.4.163)
Merengue en Boca Chica, 1983, Rafael Ferrer (American, born Puerto Rico), Oil on canvas (1984.2)
Merry Company on a Terrace, ca. 1673–75, Jan Steen (Dutch), Oil on canvas (58.89)
Mezzetin, ca. 1718–20, Jean Antoine Watteau (French), Oil on canvas (34.138)
Minerva and the Muses, mid-16th century, Emilian (?) school, Etching and drypoint (27.78.2[99])
The Music Lesson, 1870, John George Brown (American, born England), Oil on canvas (21.115.3)
A Musical Party, 1659, Gabriël Metsu (Dutch), Oil on canvas (91.26.11)
The Musician, 1662, Bartholomeus van der Helst (Dutch), Oil on canvas (73.2)
The Musicians, ca. 1595, Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) (Italian, Lombard), Oil on canvas (52.81)
Nicolo Paganini, Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (French), Counterproof strengthened with graphite and white chalk on paper (43.85.10)
One-handled kantharos, ca. 500 B.C.; Archaic, Attributed to the Class of the One-Handled Kantharoi, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (63.11.4)
Orpheus and Eurydice, ca. 1505–6, Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian), Engraving (56.581.12)
Pandharpuri tambura, 19th century, India, Gourd, wood, bone, ivory (1994.498)
Pardessus de Viole, ca. 1740, Nicholas Chappuy (French), Wood (2006.504)
Pedal harp, 1891–95, Lyon & Healy, Chicago, Wood, metal (2001.171)
Pipa, 19th century, Made by Jiu-cheng, Guangzhou (Canton), China, Wood, ivory, bone, gut (89.4.52)
Pipa, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), late 15th–early 16th century, China, Wood, ivory, bone, silk (50.145.74)
Qin, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), 1634, China, Wood, lacquer, jade, silk strings (1999.93)
Rebab or rabab, 19th century, Algeria, Wood, parchment, metal, ivory, leather (89.4.403)
Sarangi, 19th century, Gujarat, India, Wood, metal, parchment, horsehair, mother-of-pearl, ivory, paint(89.4.200)
Sarangi, ca. 1900, India, Wood, ivory, parchment, metal (1982.143.2)
Sarangi, late 19th century, North India, Wood, parchment, ivory, gut, metal (46.34.43)
Se player, Han dynasty, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D., China, Pottery (1994.605.85a–c)
Seated Female Musicians, Tang dynasty, late 7th century, China, Pottery (23.180.4–7)
Seated woman playing a kithara: From Room H of the Villa of P. Fannius Synistor at Boscoreale, ca. 40–30 B.C.; Late Republican, Roman, Wall painting; Fresco (03.14.5)
Set of ten belt plaques, Tang dynasty, 7th–8th century, China, Jade (1992.165.22a–j)
Seven String Bass Viol, 1720, Nicolas Bertrand (French), Wood (89.4.1343)
Sitar, 1997, Made by Murari Adhikari, Calcutta, India, Teak, ebony, metal, bone, various materials (1999.399)
Sitar, late 19th century, India, Wood, ivory, metal (89.4.1586)
The Spanish Singer, 1860, Édouard Manet (French), Oil on canvas (49.58.2)
Statue of a draped seated man, Republican or Early Imperial, 1st century B.C., Roman, Marble (09.221.4)
Statuette of a seated harp player, ca. 2800–2700 B.C.; late Early Cycladic I–Early Cycladic II, Cycladic, Marble (47.100.1)
Studiolo from the Ducal Palace in Gubbio, ca. 1479–82, Possibly designed by Francesco di Giorgio Martini (Italian, Sienese); Executed by Giuliano da Maiano (Italian), Made in Gubbio, Italy, Walnut, beech, rosewood, oak, and fruitwoods on walnut base (39.153)
Tambura, 20th century, India, Gourd, wood, bone, ivory, steel (1986.470a)
Tanjore tambura (male), early 19th century, India, Gourd, wood, metal, bone (2008.141.2a,b)
Treble Viol, 1726, Jean Ouvrard (French), Wood (89.4.946)
Tube Zither (Sesando or Sasandu), late 19th century, Indonesia, Nusa Tenggara, Timor Island, Bamboo, wood, palm leaves, metal wire (89.4.1489)
Ud, 1977, Les fils de Gamil Georges, Cairo, Mahogany, spruce, beech, plastic, abalone, brass, other materials (1982.143.1)
Venus and the Lute Player, ca. 1565–70, Titian and Workshop (Italian, Venetian), Oil on canvas (36.29)
Viol, 1692, Barak Norman (English), Wood (1990.223)
Viola d'amore, 18th century, Johannes Florenus Guidantus (Italian), Bologna, Italy, Spruce, maple (2009.41)
Violetta, 1701, Giovanni Grancino (Italian), Milan, Spruce, maple, ebony, bone (2008.1)
Violin, 1669, Nicolò Amati (Italian), Cremona, Italy, Spruce, maple, other woods (1974.229)
Violin, 1693, Made by Antonio Stradivari (Italian), Cremona, Italy, Wood (55.86a-c)
Violin, ca. 1560, Andrea Amati (Italian), Italy (Cremona), Maple, spruce, various other materials (1999.26)
Violin, ca. 1625, England or Germany, Wood (1990.7)
Violin, ca. 1685, Joachim Tielke (German), Wood (1992.333)
Violin: "The Antonius," 1711,Antonio Stradivari (Italian), Cremona, Italy, Maple, spruce, ebony (34.86.1)
Violin: "The Francesca", 1694, Antonio Stradivari (Italian), Cremona, Italy, Maple, spruce, ebony (34.86.2)
Violoncello Head, ca. 1670–80, School of Joachim Tielke (German), Maple (1998.458)
A Woman Playing the Theorbo-Lute and a Cavalier, ca. 1658, Gerard ter Borch, the Younger (Dutch), Oil on wood (14.40.617)
Woman with a Lute, ca. 1662–63, Johannes Vermeer (Dutch), Oil on canvas (25.110.24)