Medium Artwork: MS illumination
City Zaragoza Region Zaragoza Old kingdom Aragon
Strings 4 strings
Pegbox R/Angled channels
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.