The lute was often associated with parties and romance.
Excerpted from a picture of a public bathhouse, 1470.
from the Triumph of Venus, by Francesco Cossa, 1470 Another party scene, actually a spring scene.
from a panel by Hans Memling, c 1480.
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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