Medium Artwork: Woodcut
City Perpignan Region Catalonia Old kingdom Aragon
Strings 5 strings
Back Not visible
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