Joaquim José Galrão1769

National Music Museum

National Music Museum
Lisboa, Portugal

Cello built by Joaquim José Galrão, which belonged to King D. Luís I of Portugal and was part of the Portuguese Royal House collection. Galrão (or Galram, as he also signed) was a luthier that had its workshop in Lisbon during the 18th century, being considered the best Portuguese builder of violins and cellos of his time.


  • Title: Cello
  • Creator: Joaquim José Galrão
  • Date Created: 1769
  • Location Created: Lisbon, Portugal
  • Physical Dimensions: H. 122.5 cm x L. 43.5 cm x W. 12.1 cm
  • Type: Musical Instrument
  • Contributor: Direção-Geral do Património Cultural / Arquivo de Documentação Fotográfica (DGPC/ADF)
  • Rights: Museu Nacional da Música, Lisboa
  • Medium: Scots pine, acer (maple)

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