Harps & Harpists

Renaissance harp from Henrichus Glareanus’ "Dodecachordon", 1547                     Isreal van Meckenem c. 1440-1503   "Adoration of the Holy Trinity (Landauer Altarpiece)". Albrecht Durer, 1511.

Renaissance harp from Henrichus Glareanus’
“Dodecachordon”, 1547

 

Irish harp from Michael Praetorius’ "Syntagma Musicum", 1619                     Patrick Quin. By Eliza Trotter. Engraved by Henry Brocas, 1809.   Christian IV's musicians. By Reinhold Timm, 1622.

Irish harp from Michael Praetorius’
“Syntagma Musicum”, 1619

 

Cross-strung baroque harp from Lucas  <p>Ruiz de Ribayaz "Luz y Norte Musical", 1677</p>                   "Banquete de Herodes y danza de Salomé". Domingo Nieto (second half XVII century)   The Crimson Bedchamber, portrait group of gentlemen with musical instruments". By Sir John Baptist de Medina (1659-1710).

Cross-strung harp from Lucas
Ruiz de Ribayaz “Luz y Norte Musical”, 1677