Guitars from D’Angelico, D’Aquisto, Monteleone, and Italian craftsmen featured in The New York Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Guitar Heroes Exhibit. Photos courtesy the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

"Perhaps Monteleoneуs best-known guitar, the Sun King is a 16"" archtop accented with alternating stripes of natural blonde maple and macassar ebony on the headstock, pickguard, and tailpiece. "