Medium Artwork: Woodcut
City Perpignan | Region Catalonia | Old kingdom Aragon
|Body Waisted||Strings 5 strings||Neck Long||Pegbox Sickle|
|Bridge Fixed||Frets Yes||Back Not visible||Pegs|
|Technique Plucked fingers thumb out|
Woodcut on the title page of Vocabularii molt profitos per aprendre lo Catalan Alamany y lo Alamany Catalan (Perpignan: Johan Rosembach, 1502). A type of Catalan-German dictionary. Unique copy: Barcelona, Biblioteca de Catalunya.
5-string instrument, gently incurved waists of equal width, single rosette near neck, bridge close to bottom, sickle pegbox, played thumb-out. The neck is quite long. Ward describes the player as a student. This illustration is related to the broadsheet print c.1525, = 16-128