Joaquim José Galrão1780

National Music Museum

National Music Museum
Lisboa, Portugal

Instrument built by Joaquim José Galrão, considered the best Portuguese violin and cello constructor of the 18th century. From this author we know the whereabouts of ten instruments, five of them belonging to the Museum’s collection (two violins, two cellos and a viola).


  • Title: Violin
  • Creator: Joaquim José Galrão
  • Date Created: 1780
  • Location Created: Lisbon, Portugal
  • Physical Dimensions: 58.1 cm x 20.4 cm x 2.85 cm
  • Type: Musical Instrument
  • Rights: Museu Nacional da Música
  • Medium: Scots pine, acer (maple), gold

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