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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.

Antonio Stradivari Guitar, 1700
"One of only four documented guitars made by Stradivari, this guitar features his name, the date of 1700, ad рCremonenс on the back of the headstock, indicating that it originated in Cremona. The guitar has a spruce top with maple back and sides and ebony fretboard. It measures 36"" long by 10 1/2"" wide. "