Matteo Sellas

Matteo Sellas (sometimes also written Mateo Sellas or in original German Matthäus Seelos) was a German luthier born in 1580 in Füssen who worked in Venice from 1620–1650[1] and is best known for building lutes, archlutes and baroque guitars.[2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10]

Archlute by Matteo Sellas
Baroque guitar by Matteo Sellas

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Guitar". V and A Collections. 2019-03-02. Retrieved 2019-03-02.
  2. ^ Journal of the Lute Society of America, Volume 38, Lute Society of America., 2009
  3. ^ https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/503385[bare URL]
  4. ^ "Guitar attributed to Matteo Sellas, Venice, ca. 1640, at the National Music Museum". collections.nmmusd.org.
  5. ^ "Guitar | Sellas, Matteo | V&A Search the Collections". V and A Collections. March 3, 2019.
  6. ^ "Lot 209 – Five-course baroque guitar by Matteo Sellas, Venice « Guitar Auctions – Specialists in Fine, Rare, Antique, Vintage & Later Guitars | The UK's Premier Guitar Auction House". guitar-auctions.co.uk.
  7. ^ "SInier de Ridder". www.sinier-de-ridder.com.
  8. ^ "Attributed to Matteo Sellas / Guitar / ca. 1630-1650". www.davidrumsey.com.
  9. ^ The Guitar in Stuart England: A Social and Musical History By Christopher Page
  10. ^ "Archlute | Sellas, Matteo | V&A Search the Collections". V and A Collections. March 3, 2019.