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Liuto Attiorbato

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1978 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Barber, Stephen (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Ink on tracing paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 405M, case B, shelf 1

Physical description

The technical drawing is of a lute 'Liuto Attiorbato/ Theorbo' in the V&A's collection 7756-1862.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1978 (made)


Barber, Stephen (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Ink on tracing paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Stephen Barber' '1978'.


Height: 82 cm, Width: 129 cm

Object history note

The technical drawing is of a lute by Cristoforo Choc, Italy (Venice), 1640-50, in the V&A's collection, museum number 7756-1862.

Descriptive line

Technical drawing of a musical instrument, a lute in the V&A collection (Museum No. 7756-1862)

Production Note

Attribution note: Technical drawing of historical musical instrument in the V&A's collection made for musical instrument makers to make replicas of such instruments.


Ink; Tracing paper



Subjects depicted

Lutes; Theorbos


Drawings; Designs; Musical instruments

Production Type



Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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