Creator Granello, Niccolò
Medium Artwork: Fresco
City Escorial | Region Madrid | Old kingdom Castile
|Body Lute||Strings||Neck||Pegbox R/Angled channels|
|Technique Plucked fingers|
Ceiling of the Library in the Palace of El Escorial. The painter, Niccolò Granello was a member of the team that commenced the artworks in El Escorial in 1581, commencing the work in the library in February 1591. He died in late 1593.
The cherub holds a small vihuela de arco with cornered waists, C-holes on the soundboard and a raised fingerboard. Little more is distinguishable. Poor quality photograph taken in July 1994 by John Griffiths