Harpsichord

1680
Joseph Joannes Couchet (Belgian, 1652–1706)


Object Place: Antwerp, Belgium

Dimensions

Length 221.2 cm, width 92.7 cm, case height 26.5 cm, height with stand 92.9 cm (Length 87 1/16 in., width 36 1/2 in., case height 10 7/16 in., height with stand 36 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1977.54

Medium or Technique

Poplar

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Chordophones

Provenance

Before 1925, Mrs. James Henry Lancashire (Sarah Hale Wright, about 1860-1945), New York. By 1925, Karl Freund Collection, New York; 1925, sold by the Anderson Galleries, New York, for Karl Freund. 1942, sold by Ginsberg and Levy, New York, to Sibyl Marcuse, New York; 1958, sold by Sibyl Marcuse to Edward M. Ripin (1930-1975), Forest Hills, New York; 1977, sold by the estate of Edwin M. Ripin to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 9, 1977)

Credit Line

Edwin M. Ripin Collection, Friends of the Collection Fund