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Italian Street Musicians

From 'Street Life in London', 1877, by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith:.. Then there is something irresistible in the bright glitter of his eyes, in. his cheerful gait, and his fascinating manners; While English... more

Fragment of a Band with Musicians and Warriors

This band (clavus) with musicians and warriors likely decorated a tunic with Dionysian themes. Here the musicians play the pan flute (syrinx) and a flute (monaulos). Attributed to Egypt

Seated Female Musicians

Tang dynasty (618–906)

Mold Fragment with Musicians

This earthenware mold elucidates the manufacturing process of stonepaste, showing how technological advancement and artistic sophistication were incorporated in an industry that became progressively focused on ... more

Bowl with Musicians in a Garden

Checkerboard cypresses, a stylized canopy, and a flying bird on the luster bowl symbolize the garden pavilion where two women play the lute and possibly sing. They sport tattooed hands and wear earrings, drop-s... more

Musicians from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 203

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of two men dancing, one playing a mandora, and the other a fiddle. Image taken from f. 203 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Musicians from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 198

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of two women blowing long trumpets. Image taken from f. 198 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Musicians from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 180

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of two apes, similarly clad, playing a fiddle and a harp. Image taken from f. 180 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Musicians from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 179

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of three musicians, two with trumpets, a third with cymbals. Image taken from f. 179 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Musicians from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 198

Bas-de-page scene of two women blowing long trumpets. Image taken from f. 198 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Musicians from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 203

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of two men dancing, one playing a mandora, and the other a rebec. Image taken from f. 203 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Musicians from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 192v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of an ape and a grotesque playing a mandora and a trumpet, with a decorated initial 'D'(eus). Image taken from f. 192v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with... more

Musicians from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 179

Bas-de-page scene of three musicians, two with trumpets, a third with cymbals. Image taken from f. 179 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Musicians from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 192v

Bas-de-page scene of an ape and a grotesque playing a mandora and a trumpet, with a decorated initial 'D'(eus). Image taken from f. 192v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French imag... more

Musicians from BL Add 38117, f. 185

Detail of a miniature of two musicians playing. Image taken from f. 185 of Joseph d'Arimathie (ff. 1-18), Le Livre de Merlin (ff. 18v-74), Suite de Merlin (ff. 74-226), ('the Huth Manuscript'). Written in French.

Musicians from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 174

Bas-de-page scene of two musicians dancing, one playing a mandora, and the other a fiddle, with a decorated initial 'D'(eus). Image taken from f. 174 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, wit... more

Musicians from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 180

Bas-de-page scene of two apes, similarly clad, playing a fiddle and a harp, with a decorated initial 'N'(otus). Image taken from f. 180 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Musicians from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 174

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of two musicians dancing, one playing a mandora, and the other a fiddle, with a decorated initial 'D'(eus). Image taken from f. 174 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written i... more

Musicians from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 197

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of two men, one with bagpipes, dancing, and the other with a tabor. Image taken from f. 197 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Musicians from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 197

Bas-de-page scene of two men, one with bagpipes, dancing, and the other with a tabor, with an inhabited initial 'F'(undamenta) with a dragon at its centre. Image taken from f. 197 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Ps... more

[Un officier allemand portant un drapeau, accompagné d'un tambour, d'un fifre et de deux soldats] / DH.

Five German soldiers, one carrying a sword, one playing the fife, a drummer whose drum bears Hopfer's initials, one carrying a flag, and one carrying a halberd.

The Musicians (copy)

After Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, Leiden ca. 1494–1533 Leiden)

Painted Textile Depicting Celestial Musicians

This spectacular painted textile (kalamkari), more than eighteen feet long, was produced exclusively, it would seem on current evidence, for export to island Southeast Asia. To date, all examples have been foun... more

Brahma with attendants and musicians

Originally a Hindu deity, Brahma (Korean: Beomcheon) was incorporated into the Buddhist pantheon and, along with the Hindu god Indra (Korean: Jeseok), became the protector of Buddhist teachings. The Brahma heav... more

Design for a Pendentive: Youthful Musicians with Stringed Instruments

Pomponio Amalteo (Italian, Molta di Livenza 1505–1588 San Vito al Tagliamento)

Design for a Pendentive: Youthful Musicians with Wind Instruments

Pomponio Amalteo (Italian, Molta di Livenza 1505–1588 San Vito al Tagliamento)

Design for a Pendentive: Youthful Musicians with Wind Instruments and a Drum

Pomponio Amalteo (Italian, Molta di Livenza 1505–1588 San Vito al Tagliamento)

The Musicians

Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, Leiden ca. 1494–1533 Leiden)

Two Musicians Playing the Violin and the Lute, from The Small Wedding Dancers

Heinrich Aldegrever (German, Paderborn ca. 1502–1555/1561 Soest)

Musicians from BL Royal 2 A XVI, f. 98v

Miniature of musicians with a drum, flute-a-bec, trumpet, harp and dulcimer, at the beginning of Psalm 80. Image taken from f. 98v of Psalter ('The Psalter of Henry VIII'). Written in Latin.

Musicians from BL Royal 2 A XVI, f. 98v

Detail of a miniature of musicians with a drum, flute-a-bec, trumpet, harp and dulcimer, at the beginning of Psalm 80. Image taken from f. 98v of Psalter ('The Psalter of Henry VIII'). Written in Latin.

The Musicians

Trained in Lombardy, Caravaggio moved to Rome around 1592, and he initially made his reputation with a number of realistic paintings of half-length figures, such as this one. This canvas was painted for his fir... more

Two Musicians

Dutch (Utrecht Caravaggist) Painter, 17th century

Traveling Musicians

Adriaen van Ostade (Dutch, Haarlem 1610–1685 Haarlem)

Interior with Dancing Couples and Musicians

Cornelis Koning (Dutch, active Haarlem, 1608–33)

Procession of Musicians

attributed to Francesco Allegrini (Italian, Cantiano (?) 1615/20–after 1679 Gubbio (?))

The Strolling Musicians

Rembrandt (Rembrandt van Rijn) (Dutch, Leiden 1606–1669 Amsterdam)

Sannin no yakusha

Print shows three actors, two playing shamisens and one with a teapot or sake pot, two are in the roles of women.

Three Musicians and Harlequin in an Ornamental Frame

Georg Philipp Rugendas II (German, Augsburg 1701–1774 Augsburg)

Shepherd musicians

Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)

[Two musicians seated on a bench, wearing geta]

Print shows a man and a woman sitting on a bench, playing a shamisen.