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Index of Digital Images of
The King Violoncello by Andrea Amati, Cremona, mid-16th century



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Front Views
Soundholes
Corners on Front
Scroll and Pegbox Views

Back Views

Corners on Back
Upper Bout
Center Bout
Lower Bout
Bass Side Views
Upper Bass Rib
Center Bass Rib
Lower Bass Rib
Treble Side Views
Upper Treble Rib
Center Treble Rib
Lower Treble Rib
Bottom View


Front Views - Click on thumbnails and/or captions to see larger images.

Front view, full length
Front view


Soundholes - Click on thumbnails and/or captions to see larger images.

Soundholes in context with four front corners
Close-up of Soundholes

Soundholes, View 1

Soundholes, View 2


Corners on Front - Click on thumbnails and/or captions to see larger images.

Upper bass corner on front
 
Upper treble corner on front
 
Lower bass corner on front
 
Lower treble corner on front

Upper bass corner
on front

 

Upper treble corner
on front

 

Lower bass corner
on front

 

Lower treble corner
on front


Scroll and Pegbox Views - Click on thumbnails and/or captions to see larger images.

Front of pegbox and scroll
Treble side of pegbox and scroll
Back of pegbox and scroll
Bass side of pegbox and scroll

Front

Treble side

Back

Bass side


Underside of scroll, front view
 
Underside of scroll, 3/4-view
 
Painting on front of scroll
 
Volute, bass side

Underside of scroll,
front

 

Underside of scroll,
3/4-view

 

Painting on front
of scroll

 

Volute, bass side


Back Views - Click on thumbnails and/or captions to see larger images.

Back, vertical
Back, horizontal
Painting on back

Back, vertical

Back, horizontal

Painting


Corners on back - Click on thumbnails and/or captions to see larger images.

Upper treble corner on back
 
Upper bass corner on back
 
Lower treble corner on back
 
Lower bass corner on back
 

Upper treble corner
on back

 

Upper bass corner
on back

 

Lower treble corner
on back

 

Lower bass corner
on back


Upper bout - Click on thumbnails and/or captions to see larger images.

Upper bout
Crown fragment
Column fragment
Putti fragment
Fragment, figure of Piety
Fragment of Piety's foot

Upper bout

Crown
fragment

Column
fragment

Putti
fragment

Figure of Piety,
Fragment

Piety's foot,
Fragment


Center bout - Click on thumbnails and/or captions to see larger images.

Inner bout
Crown
Chain
Center, fleurs-de-lis fragment

Center bout

Crown

Chain

Center


Lower bout - Click on thumbnails and/or captions to see larger images.

Lower bout
Column
Putti holding crown
Figure of 'Justice'
Crown at lower end of back

Lower bout

Column

Putti, crown

Justice

Crown above
letter, K


Bass Side Views - Click on thumbnails and/or captions to see larger images.

Bass side view
Bass side


Upper Bass Rib - Click on thumbnails and/or captions to see larger images.

Upper bass rib
Letter: P
Letter: I
Letter: E

Upper bass rib

Letter: P

Letter: I

Letter: E


Center Bass Rib - Click on thumbnails and/or captions to see larger images.

Center bass rib
Floral motif to left of letter, 'K'
Letter: K
Floral motif to right of letter, 'K'

Center bass rib

Floral motif, left

Letter: K

Floral motif, right


Lower Bass Rib - Click on thumbnails and/or captions to see larger images.

Lower bass rib
Letter: T
Letter: A
Letter: T (fragment)
Letter: E

Lower bass rib

Letter: T

Letter: A

Letter: T

Letter: E


Treble Side Views - Click on thumbnails and/or captions to see larger images.

Treble side view
Treble side


Lower Treble Rib - Click on thumbnails and/or captions to see larger images.

Lower treble rib
Letter: I
Letter: V
Letter: S
Letter: T
Letter: I

Lower treble rib

Letter: I

Letter: V

Letter: S

Letter: T

Letter: I


Center Treble Rib - Click on thumbnails and/or captions to see larger images.

Center treble rib
Floral motif to left of letter, 'K'
Letter:  K
Floral motif to right of letter, 'K'

Center treble rib

Floral motif, left

Letter: K

Floral motif, right


Upper Treble Rib - Click on thumbnails and/or captions to see larger images.

Upper treble rib
Letter: C

Upper treble rib

Letter: C


Bottom View - Click on thumbnails and/or captions to see larger images.

Bottom, end pin
Bottom, end pin



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Related Links

Individual Instruments

NMM 3366. Violin by Andrea Amati, Cremona, ca. 1560

NMM 3370. Viola by Andrea Amati, Cremona, ca. 1560

NMM 5260. Violin by Andrea Amati, Cremona, 1574

Comparative Views

Comparison of the Front and Back Views of Four Andrea Amati instruments

Comparison of the Treble and Bass Sides of Four Andrea Amati instruments

Comparison of the Soundholes of Four Andrea Amati instruments

Comparison of the Pegbox/Scroll Views of Four Andrea Amati instruments

Checklists

Checklist of Bowed Stringed Instruments by Andrea Amati, Cremona

Checklist of Bowed Stringed Instruments Made Before 1800

Checklist of 16th- and 17th-Century Instruments

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