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Two Middle- Eastern Popular Instruments- Spike Fiddle and Tambourine Drum
Two Middle- Eastern Popular Instruments- Spike Fiddle and Tambourine Drum
Artist:
Date:
early 19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Graphite Under Pen And Dark Brown Ink With Wash And Watercolor On Thick Cream Wove Paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 295 x 228 mm (11 5/8 x 9 in.)
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Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Achenbach, gift to AFGA.

Accession Number:
1963.24.327
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Views of exotic stringed instrument with tightly drawn skin like a drum.

MIDDLE EASTERN INSTRUMENTS, SPIKE FIDDLE AND TAMBOURINE, three views of different instruments, mandolin-like instrument made with skin sewn together at edges, second view of precursor to the tambourine, another instrument resembling a banjo, precise renderings.