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Amati Cello, The King Detail of Crown Painted on Lower End of Back

c. 1550

National Music Museum, University of South Dakota

National Music Museum, University of South Dakota

Detail of crown painted on lower end of the back of Andrea Amati cello, the King.  Note that the letter K below the crown has been truncated and only the lower two feet of the K survive in the painting.

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  • Title: Amati Cello, The King Detail of Crown Painted on Lower End of Back
  • Creator: Andrea Amati (ca. 1505-1577)
  • Date: c. 1550, c. 1550
  • Location: Cremona, Italy, Cremona, Italy
  • See on institution's site: http://orgs.usd.edu/nmm/Cellos/Amati/Amaticello.html, http://orgs.usd.edu/nmm/Cellos/Amati/Amaticello.html
  • Rights: National Music Museum, University of South Dakota
  • Photo Credit: photographer:  Bill Willroth, Sr.
  • Other Makers: Sebastian Renault, Paris, 1801 (modified size of cello)
  • Medium: bowed stringed musical instrument
  • Credit: Witten-Rawlins Collection, 1984

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