Ashmolean Museum Oxford

No. 3 Bass Viol Italian 16th Century Print


Print of a detailed working drawing of a Bass Viol (late sixteenth century), from The Hill Collection of Musical Instruments No. 3.

A twin to the Ashmolean viol, now converted to a cello, survives in the Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum in Innsbruck, boldly inscribed Dominico Russo on the paper label.

Part of a range of reproduction drawings from the Hill Collection of Musical Instruments, where they are used by luthiers to replicate and repair stringed instruments.

You don't have to be a musician to appreciate these wonderful drawings which also make great wall art pieces.

The Hill Drawings are a made to order product and take about one week to produce and post. They arrive to us pre-rolled and securely packaged in a strong cardboard tube.

Exclusive to the Ashmolean Museum.

Dimensions: 2 Sheets