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Constantinople: a girl playing the tehegour (guitar). Engraving by G. Scotin the elder, 1714, after J.B. Van Mour.

Vanmour, Jean-Baptiste, 1671-1737.
Date
[1714]

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Description

The instrument is a kind of guitar with five strings strummed with a whalebone plectrum (Explication des estampes, in Recueil, op. cit.)

Lettering

Fille turque jouant du tehegour. G. Scotin maj. sculp. ; JB ; avec privil. du roi.

Publication/Creation

[Paris] : [Basan], [1714]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; platemark 35.8 x 24.9 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2498822i

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Language

  • French


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