Medium Artwork: Painting
City Barcelona | Region Catalonia | Old kingdom Aragon
|Body Corners||Strings 4 strings||Neck Medium||Pegbox Angled channels|
|Bridge Fixed||Frets Yes||Back||Pegs Lateral|
|Technique Bowed a gamba|
Early 16th-century painting described by Woodfield as “Valencian School, private collection, Barcelona” without further specification (woodfield1984, 67)
Vihuela de arco held nearly horizontally in guitar position. It shows large cornered waists, a round soundhole in middle of body, four Strings attached to flat bridge, a fretted neck, and a return pegbox.
Reproduced from woodfield 1984, plate 44.