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Italian Street Musicians

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

Seated Female Musicians

Seated Female Musicians

Tang dynasty (618–906)

Musicians from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 203

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. 179

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

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. 198

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

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

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

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. 203

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

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

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

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

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. 197

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. 174

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

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.

[Un officier allemand portant un drapeau, accompagné d'un tambour, d'u...

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)

The Musicians (copy)

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

Design for a Pendentive:  Youthful Musicians with Wind Instruments

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 Stringed Instruments

Design for a Pendentive: Youthful Musicians with Stringed Instruments

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

The Musicians

The Musicians

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

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

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

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.

Two Musicians

Two Musicians

Dutch (Utrecht Caravaggist) Painter, 17th century

Traveling Musicians

Traveling Musicians

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

Procession of Musicians

Procession of Musicians

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

The Strolling Musicians

The Strolling Musicians

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

Sannin no yakusha

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.

Shepherd musicians

Shepherd musicians

Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)

[Two musicians seated on a bench, wearing geta]

[Two musicians seated on a bench, wearing geta]

Print shows a man and a woman sitting on a bench, playing a shamisen. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Caricature of musician or actor dancing, with a cat at his feet]

[Caricature of musician or actor dancing, with a cat at his feet]

Title and date devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[The harmonic couple]

[The harmonic couple]

Print shows a man and a woman sitting on a bench, playing a flute, beneath a blossoming tree. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library ... more

Kotsuzumi o utsu wakashū

Kotsuzumi o utsu wakashū

Print shows a young man practicing on a tsuzumi; wall hanging in the background shows the figure of a man, possibly Hotei, one of the seven lucky gods.

Koto o hiku kanjo

Koto o hiku kanjo

Print shows a woman playing a koto. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: Hosoban Benizurie. Forms part of: Japanese prints and dr... more

Four musicians
Geisha to hakoya

Geisha to hakoya

Print shows two women wearing geta, walking, one carrying a long box. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). F... more

The birth-day ode* - as it was preformed before his M--, on the 4th of June, by the Royal Band

The birth-day ode* - as it was preformed before his M--, on the 4th of...

Print shows three musicians, Lord Sandwich on kettle drums, Lord North on violin, and Lord Germain on flute, accompanied by four singers as they present "The distresses of the nation: an ode performed in honor ... more

[Italian composer in England]

[Italian composer in England]

Drawing showing a caricature of a man playing piano and singing loudly as a bird, possibly a parrot, sings on a windowsill. Title from acquisition records; also referred to as "Italian composer in London" in ac... more

--Cater ... an amateur of music well known at the Queen's Arms concert in Newgate Street / J.N. 1784 ; etched by J. Nixon.

--Cater ... an amateur of music well known at the Queen's Arms concert...

Print shows an elderly man sitting on a bench, holding a violin, with a music stand in front of him.

Seki no matsugae

Seki no matsugae

Print shows seven people, male and female, musicians and actors or dancers. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Seirō ban... more

L'accord parfait

L'accord parfait

Print shows three men representing the nobility, the clergy, and the third estate playing musical instruments. The nobleman, on the left, is playing a bagpipe, the cleric, on the right, is playing a recorder an... more

Adieu Bastille

Adieu Bastille

Print shows a member of the Third Estate playing a bagpipe, standing next to a tame lion, representing the monarchy, and manipulating marionettes, representing the clergy and the nobility, on a string tied to h... more

Le concert L'essentielle est d'accorder nos instruments pour que l'harmonie produise son effet.

Le concert L'essentielle est d'accorder nos instruments pour que l'har...

Print shows three men playing musical instruments; they represent the clergy, the aristocracy, and the third estate. Title from item. Trimmed within plate. de Vinck, 2050/2051 Forms part of: French Political Ca... more

Koto to shō

Koto to shō

Print shows two women playing musical instruments, one playing the koto and the other panpipes. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From t... more

Oup...oup...ça n'ira pas Ah! ça ira...ça ira. Les aristocrates a la raison.

Oup...oup...ça n'ira pas Ah! ça ira...ça ira. Les aristocrates a la ra...

Print shows Maximilien Robespierre playing a fiddle and dancing with a small dog, identified as Jean-Lambert Tallien, dancing to the music.

Koto o idaku musume

Koto o idaku musume

Print shows a woman standing, holding a koto. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Kogatae Nishikie Surimono. Egoyomi read in the k... more

Chinese Musicians

Chinese Musicians

Anonymous, Chinese, 19th century

[Actors or musicians standing next to a large, decorated cylindar with cover; one man is carrying another on his shoulders]

[Actors or musicians standing next to a large, decorated cylindar with...

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Crosby Stuart Noyes; 1906. Forms part of: Crosby Stuart Noyes collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Chikurin no kabe no mae no shichikenjin

Chikurin no kabe no mae no shichikenjin

Print shows seven women portraying the seven sages of the bamboo grove, sitting together with musical instruments (shamisen, koto, and recorder), tobacco pipes, and a scroll. Title and other descriptive informa... more

Nissaka

Nissaka

Print shows a man standing on a large square of cloth spread on the ground, he is playing miniature drums suspended from his waist and is wearing a miniature torii over his shoulders; behind him, sitting on the... more

[Yatsushi chikurin no shichikenjin sono yon?]

[Yatsushi chikurin no shichikenjin sono yon?]

Print shows seven women portraying the seven sages of the bamboo grove; some with musical instruments (koto and shamisen), one with a scroll. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-spon... more

"A little music"--or--The delights of harmony / Js. Gillray.

"A little music"--or--The delights of harmony / Js. Gillray.

Print shows at center in a parlor a man playing a flute, he steps on a small dog's tail causing it to yelp, on the right a young woman is playing a pianoforte with some intent as a man holds her music book open... more

Ichikawa monnosuke no yaoya oshichi

Ichikawa monnosuke no yaoya oshichi

Print shows actor Ichikawa Monnosuke, wearing distinctive star-burst kimono, seated on the floor playing a shamisen in the role of Yaoya Oshichi, the greengrocer's daughter. Title and other descriptive informat... more

Ryū ko niban

Ryū ko niban

Print shows a woman playing a koto with a dragon curled around her. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: double sheet Shikishi Ni... more

Ukiyo bijin mitate sankyoku

Ukiyo bijin mitate sankyoku

Print shows a woman playing a small stringed instrument (like a biwa) with a large bow. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: left p... more

[Camel]

[Camel]

Japanese print shows a man playing a triangle while seated on the back of a camel. Includes untranslated text on recto. Title devised by Library staff. Signature: Motome ni ōzu Kuniyasu ga (by request). Seal da... more

Kankan odori no uta

Kankan odori no uta

Print shows three dancers and four musicians.

Das allegrösste Bilder ABC. O lith. Anst. Winckelmann & Söhne in Berlin

Das allegrösste Bilder ABC. O lith. Anst. Winckelmann & Söhne in Berli...

Print shows the letter "O" formed by two women bending backward, touching fingers to fingers, toes to toes, with examples "Orgelspieler" showing a man playing an organ; "Obsthändlerinn" showing a woman selling ... more

Das allegrösste Bilder ABC. M bei Winckelmann & Söhne in Berlin

Das allegrösste Bilder ABC. M bei Winckelmann & Söhne in Berlin

Print shows the letter "M" formed by two men leaning on swords, with examples "Melkerinn" showing a young woman, dairymaid, milking a cow; "Mexicaner" showing a Mexican family, the man on the left with bow, arr... more

Nanohana ni chō

Nanohana ni chō

Print shows a woman seated with shamisen and pages of text, looking out window at a butterfly on rape blossoms, possibly composing poems for her lover. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichib... more

Futagawa

Futagawa

Print shows three traveling musicians with their shamisens approaching a rest stop near the Futagawa station on the Tōkaidō Road. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo pr... more

Saka no shita no zu

Saka no shita no zu

Print shows a woman sitting, playing a flute on a cloud outside an inn or large commercial building with porters and travelers passing in the street at the Sakano shita station on the Tōkaidō Road. Title and ot... more

Numazu

Numazu

Print shows three musicians carrying shamisens and two other travelers outside a shop where a man is drying vegetables or fish; fields, river, and mountains in the background, at the Numazu station on the Tōkai... more

Dancer with mask and musicians

Dancer with mask and musicians

Title devised by Library staff. Purchase; Brad Verter, Carpe Librum; 2017; (DLC/PP-2017:006). Forms part of: Qajar paintings commissioned by Justin Perkins collection.

Parada en el campo J.D

Parada en el campo J.D

Print shows gauchos or gypsises, some on horseback, others around a large two-wheeled wagon; they appear to have set up camp, a boy puts a kettle on a campfire and a man is playing the guitar while a man and a ... more

Udaisho michitsuna no haha

Udaisho michitsuna no haha

Print shows a woman playing drums while looking at an open book on the wall behind her. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the serie... more

List of the officers, non-commissioned officers, musicians & privates of the first regiment Mississippi riflemen in the war with Mexico (to serve twelve months,) date of enlistment, June 1846 / C.B. Graham Lith. Washington City, D.C.

List of the officers, non-commissioned officers, musicians & privates ...

Print shows a long list of officers and enlisted men of the First Regiment of the Mississippi Riflemen; appearing at the top are a portrait of "Albert G. Brown Governor of the State of Mississippi", the emblem ... more