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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.

Matteo Sellas Guitar, 1630-50
"This intricate guitar is attributed to a German craftsman working in Venice, named Matteo Sellas, and features a spruce top with inlaid ivory and bone. The sunken rosette is a modern addition. The guitar is set up in a typical Baroque fashion with five courses of strings and gut frets tied to the neck."