Medium Artwork: MS illumination
City Zaragoza | Region Zaragoza | Old kingdom Aragon
|Body Rabel||Strings 4 strings||Neck Short||Pegbox R/Angled channels|
|Bridge Tailpiece||Frets No||Back||Pegs Lateral|
|Technique Bowed a braccio|
Book of Hours of the Bishop Juan Rodríguez de Fonseca (1451-1524). The Manuscript is of 15th-century Flemish provenance and belongs to the Real Seminario de San Carlos Borromeo (Zaragoza). There is a full-colour reproduction published by Siloé. The manuscript belonged to the Marquis of Roda (1708-1782) who donated it to the Monastery. It is classified as coming from the Gante-Bruges school. It is tentatively attributed to the anonymous Master of the Oratory
Flat backed rabel, or rabel-shaped vihuela de arco? Played on the shoulder by an Angel.