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GALLERY: Guitar Heroes - Legendary Craftsmen from Italy to New York

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.

DуAquisto Blue Centura Deluxe, 1994
"This stunning blue archtop was also commissioned Chinery. After DуAquistoуs death in 1995, Chinery commissioned other builders to build 18"" archtops in the same blue color as part of the Blue Guitar Project, a tribute to DуAquisto that was exhibited at the Smithsonian Institution in 1998."