angels, one playing a guitar

Picture of a wild party The lute was often associated with parties and romance.

A guy with a dog Excerpted from a picture of a public bathhouse, 1470.

Another party scene from the Triumph of Venus, by Francesco Cossa, 1470 Another party scene, actually a spring scene.

from a panel by Hans Memling, c 1480.

Mary Magdalen playing the lute The Lute Player, by Bartholomeo Veneto. Note the left hand thumb!

The Nativity, by Piero Della Francesca, 1470.

Angel with Lute Melozzo Da Forli, c 1480, Pinscoteca, Vatican Musuems


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