Harpsichord, Petrus Johannes Couchet, 1669

Harpsichord, Petrus Johannes Couchet, 1669

poplar (wood), l 211.0cm × w 86.0cm × h 92.0cm. More details

Petrus Couchet belonged to the famous Ruckers family of harpsichord makers in Antwerp. This instrument, originally with one keyboard and two sets of strings (plucked using raven quills), was enlarged in the 18th century with a second keyboard, more keys and a third set of strings to offer more sound colours.

On display in room 0.9-Z8.12

Collections with this work

Muziekinstrumenten

Doreen

January 11 2017 - 24 works 0 0

Muziek

Elisabeth van der Vijgh

January 15 2017 - 1,197 works 1219 21

XVII eeuw ( gouden eeuw, barok)

JoRo

yesterday - 254 works 0 0

Make your own creations with this work