Preliminary List of all Known Swedish Lutes and Citterns

 

All records, even the slightest one, of Swedish lutes and citterns have been listed even if no further information is available at present.

 

2016-08-05

 

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Kenneth Sparr

 


 

Makers of Swedish Lutes and Citterns

 

Andersson, J., Skara

Anonymous

Broberg, Carl Johan, Gothenburg

Grönberg, Anders, Sveaborg, Finland

Jerner, Johan, Stockholm

Kraft, Matthias Peter, Stockholm

Lindberg, A., Åraslöf

Lundborg, Pehr, Stockholm

Mollenberg, Lorents, Stockholm

Odendahl, Anders

Ryberg, Erik

Stenvik

Sundberg, Carl Eric, Stockholm

Carl Petter Sundqvist, Turku

Carl Fredrik Thusberg, Turku

Westerdahl, Hans

Öhberg, Johan, Stockholm

 

References

 

J. Andersson, Skara

No.

Year

Location

Inv. No.

-

-

Skara, Länsmuseet

2160

 

Anonymous

No.

Year

Location

Inv. No.

-

-

London, V&A Museum

212-1882

-

-

Copenhagen, Musikhistorisk Museum, Carl Claudius Coll.

CL 116

-

-

Copenhagen, Musikhistorisk Museum, Carl Claudius Coll.

CL 117

-

-

The Nydahl Collection (The Foundation for the Advancement of Music Culture), Stockholm

KN 32

-

-

The Stockholm Music Museum

M123

-

-

The Stockholm Music Museum

N52453

-

-

The Stockholm Music Museum

M1510

 

1829?

Helsinki, Sibelius Academy Musical Instrument Collection

 

-

-

Turku County Museum

TMM 10814

 

Carl Johan Broberg, Gothenburg

No.

Year

Location

Inv. No.

-

1781

The Stockholm Music Museum

M1367

 

Anders Grönberg, Sveaborg, Finland

No.

Year

Location

Inv. No.

-

1794

Helsinki, National Museum of Finland (formerly Ehrensvärd Museum, Sveaborg

NM 3912

 

Johan Jerner, Stockholm

No.

Year

Location

Inv. No.

-

1787

- (information by Alfred Brock)

 

 

1788

- (Jerner's specimen of skill)

 

-

1791

The Stockholm Music Museum

M2584

-

1791

The Nydahl Collection (The Foundation for the Advancement of Music Culture), Stockholm

IKN 35

-

1792

Leipzig, Musikinstrumenten-Museum

514

-

1792

The Stockholm Music Museum

N144263

 

1792

The Stockholm Music Museum (older restored lute dated 1672)

M36

-

1794

Private collection (former J. Jahnsson)

 

-

1794

The Nydahl Collection (The Foundation for the Advancement of Music Culture), Stockholm

IKN 38

-

1796

Private collection, T. Lindström

 

 -

1797

The Stockholm Music Museum

N164731

-

1800

The Nydahl Collection (The Foundation for the Advancement of Music Culture), Stockholm

IKN 43

-

1801

-

-

-

1801

Nuremberg, GNM

MIR 858

-

1802

The Stockholm Music Museum

N114023

-

1803

Copenhagen, Musikhistorisk Museum (according to the museum no lute by Jerner is in the museum, earlier in The Stockholm Music Museum M107)

 

-

1803

Göteborg City Museum, (formerly in the Historiska museet)

GM:3909

-

1803

The Stockholm Music Museum

M107

-

1807

Private collection, Per Bjurling.  Repaired by Herman Carlsson Levin, Gothenburg

-

-

1807

Private collection, Kenneth Sparr

-

-

1808

The Stockholm Music Museum

M4

-

1809

Private collection, Kenneth Sparr

-

-

1809

Private collection

-

-

1809

Helsinki, National Museum of Finland

NM5825:14

-

1810

Private collection

-

-

1811

Private collection

-

-

1812

Private collection

-

-

1812

The Stockholm Music Museum

M1790

-

1813

The Nydahl Collection (The Foundation for the Advancement of Music Culture), Stockholm

IKN 34

-

1814

Private collection

 

-

1816

The Stockholm Music Museum

F419

-

1817

Private collection

-

-

1817

Turku, Sibeliusmuseum

129

-

1817

Kalmar, Länsmuseet

14.062

-

1818

Private collection

-

-

1820

Private collection, Christer Ruteskog

-

-

-

Turku, Sibeliusmuseum

436

 

Matthias Peter Kraft, Stockholm

No.

Year

Location, owner

Inv. No.

6

1779

Carl-Henrik Lundborg

 

12

177?

The Stockholm Music Museum

M1898

28

1780

The Stockholm Music Museum

M2745

31

1780

-

-

36

1780

The Stockholm Music Museum

N34289

41

1781

Göteborg City Museum, (formerly in the Historiska museet)

GM:3883

44

1781

The Stockholm Music Museum

N26874.2

45

1781

-

-

49

1781

Stockholm, Par Bricole

246

53

1781

Private collection

-

54

1781

Private collection

-

74

1781

Turku, County Museum

TMM 1768

76

1781

The Stockholm Music Museum

M124

79

1781

The Stockholm Music Museum

N77202

80

1781

The Stockholm Music Museum

M399

90

1780

Stockholms auktionsverk 2002 (renovated Gerdins, Åmål 1901)

-

95

1782

-

-

99

1782

The Stockholm Music Museum

M1460

127

1783

Copenhagen, Musikhistorisk Museum, Carl Claudius Coll.

CL 119

145

1783

Private collection

-

167

1784

Private collection

-

175

1784

Helsinki, National Museum of Finland

NM 38050

181

1784

Stockholm,Stiftelsen Musikkulturens Främjande

KN 39

182

1784

Oslo, Norsk folkemuseum

NF.1904-0211

184

1784

Kalmar, Länsmuseet?

?

-

1784

-

-

190

-

-

-

-

1785

Oslo, Musikhöyskolens Lindemannsamling

34

232

1787

Private collection, Hans-Börje Wittebo

-

237

1786

Göteborg City Museum, (formerly in the Historiska museet)

GM:3902

239

1786

The Stockholm Music Museum

M1938

246

1786

Private collection

-

254

1789

Gävle, County Museum

GM7601

262

1787

Bellmanmuseet, Aspa Herrgård

-

264

1787

Private collection

-

298

1787

The Stockholm Music Museum

N87413

299

1787

Private collection

 

314

1790

The Nydahl Collection (The Foundation for the Advancement of Music Culture), Stockholm

KN 31

321

1788

Göteborg City Museum, (formerly in the Historiska museet)

GM:17850

326

1788

Lund, Kulturen

CL 1977(111)

333

1788

Private collection (Nordéns auctions 1998)

-

347

1789

The Stockholm Music Museum

N147488

373

1790

Private collection

 

377

1790

The Stockholm Music Museum

M215

387

1790

Göteborg City Museum, (formerly in the Historiska museet)

GM:13610

392

1791

Private collection

-

395

1791

Private collection, Finland

-

397

1791

Private collection

-

409

1791

The Stockholm Music Museum

F442

429

1791

The Stockholm Music Museum

M219

430

-

-

-

438

1792

Private collection

-

452

1792

Helsinki, National Museum of Finland

NM 2150:5

453

1792

The Stockholm Music Museum

F443

461

1792

Private collection

 

474

1792

Private collection

-

477

1792

Svenskt teatermuseum

 

481

1793

Bussum, CvLB

-

487

1793

Copenhagen, Musikhistorisk Museum, Carl Claudius Coll.

CL 120

493

179-

Stockholms auktionsverk November 2001

 

495

1793

Private collection, Finland

 

503

1795

Turku, Sibeliusmuseum

0174

507

1793

-

-

510

1793

Private collection, J. Jahnsson

-

530

1794

Private collection, J. Jahnsson

-

529

1794

The Stockholm Music Museum

M3109

551

1794

Private collection, J. Jahnsson

-

-

1794

Private collection

-

-

1794

Turku, Sibeliusmuseum

-

570?

1795

The Stockholm Music Museum

N24735

571

1795

The Stockholm Music Museum

N32001

573

1795

The Stockholm Music Museum

M1535

579

1795

Private collection

-

581

1796

Lund, Kulturen

KM 13789

593

1796

Leipzig, Musikinstrumentenmuseum

515

-

1796

Turku, Sibeliusmuseum

-

-

179-

Turku, County Museum (lacking maker’s label)

TMM 1771

602

179?

Private collection

-

609

1797

Lake Vänern Museum (formerly Lidköping, Hantverks- och sjöfartsmuseum)

5M16-5281

619

1797

Private collection

-

622

1797

Göteborg City Museum, (formerly in the Historiska museet)

GM:10198

629

-

-

-

640

1798

Karlskrona, Blekinge läns museum

BLM2442

645

1798

Copenhagen, Musikhistorisk Museum, Carl Claudius Coll.

114

663/665

1795/96

Private collection, Peder Svan

-

670

1800

Kristinestad, Finland, the Lebell Collection

430

671

-

-

-

674

-

-

-

676

1800

Bengt Nilsson’s collection of old Swedish instruments, Malmö

 

682

1802

Private collection, Tampere, Finland

-

687

1801

Private collection (Clas Yngström, Falun)

-

690

1802

Private collection (Tommy Andersson, Stockholm, Sweden)

-

6??

1801

The Stockholm Music Museum

M1448

691

1802

Copenhagen, Musikhistorisk Museum

X 12

701

1802

Private collection

-

713

1803

Private collection

-

716

1803

Private collection

-

718

-

-

-

722

-

-

-

724

1804

-

-

729

1804

Stockholm, Nordiska museet? (according to Boivie p. 69)

26,873

732

1804

Private collection

-

737

1805

Private collection

-

739

1805

Eisenach

7

740

1805

The Nydahl Collection (The Foundation for the Advancement of Music Culture), Stockholm

-

744

1805

Copenhagen, Musikhistorisk Museum, Carl Claudius Coll.

CL 115

749

1806

Private collection

 

790

1805

The Nydahl Collection (The Foundation for the Advancement of Music Culture), Stockholm

KN 44

-

1806

The Stockholm Music Museum, D. Fryklund Coll.

F418

-

-

Göteborg City Museum, (formerly in the Historiska museet)

GM:12120

-

-

Göteborg City Museum, (formerly in the Historiska museet)

Gmallm:1535

 

 

Vasa, Österbottens museum, the Hedman Collection

KH 2773

 

A. Lindberg, Åraslöf

No.

Year

Location

Inv. No.

-

1831

Lund, Kulturen

KM 16437

 

Pehr Lundborg, Stockholm

No.

Year

Location

Inv. No.

-

1799

Private collection, J. Jahnsson

-

 

Lorents Mollenberg, Stockholm

No.

Year

Location

Inv. No.

7

1810

The Stockholm Music Museum

N25818

19

1812

Private collection, Per Sporsén

-

24

1813

-

-

41

1814

Private collection, Hammer's collection

-

50

1814

Private collection, United Kongdom

-

52

1814

The Nydahl Collection (The Foundation for the Advancement of Music Culture), Stockholm

KN 28

53

1814

The Nydahl Collection (The Foundation for the Advancement of Music Culture), Stockholm

KN 30

57

1814

Bengt Nilsson’s collection of old Swedish instruments, Malmö

-

58

1814

-

-

-

1814

Leipzig, Musikinstrumentenmuseum

516

60

1815

The Stockholm Music Museum

M1364

61

1815

Stockholms auktionsverk 2010-06-04

-

65

1816

The Nydahl Collection (The Foundation for the Advancement of Music Culture), Stockholm

KN 29

-

1815

Turku, Sibeliusmuseum

56

-

1815

Private collection, Lars Svantesson, Sundsvall, Sweden

-

73

1816

-

-

78

1816

The Stockholm Music Museum

N26873

80

1816

Private collection, Hammer's collection

-

82 or 89

1817

London, Royal College of Music

RCM 135

83

1817

The Stockholm Music Museum

M3371

84

1817

Helsinki, National Museum of Finland

NM 3566:38

90

1818

Private collection, J. Sjöstrand

-

96

1819

The Nydahl Collection (The Foundation for the Advancement of Music Culture), Stockholm

KN 27

97

1819

Skara, Länsmuseet

10358

104

1820

Private collection

-

105

1820

Helsinki, National Museum of Finland

NM 2547

111

1821

Private collection, Kenneth Sparr

-

-

-

Utrecht, Institut voor Muziekwetenschap

N3. 380

-

-

Unsigned. Private collection

-

 

Anders Odendahl, Stockholm

Nr

År

Lokalisering

Inv. nr.

3

1812

The Stockholm Music Museum

M2338

 

Erik Ryberg, Uddevalla

No.

Year

Location

Inv. No.

-

1811?

The Stockholm Music Museum

N70989

 

Stenvik

No.

Year

Location

Inv. No.

3

1800

Private collection, J. Jahnsson

-

 

Carl Eric Sundberg, Stockholm

No.

Year

Location

Inv. No.

-

1818

-

-

 

Carl Petter Sundqvist, Turku

No.

Year

Location

Inv. No.

-

1832

Helsinki, National Museum of Finland

NM 20000038

 

Carl Fredrik Thusberg (1754-1814), Turku

No.

Year

Location

Inv. No.

-

-

Porvo, Porvoon museum, Finland

BM292

 

Hans Westerdahl

No.

Year

Location

Inv. No.

-

1792

Lund, Kulturen (now lost)

KM36791

 

Johan Öhberg, Stockholm

No.

Year

Location

Inv. No.

6

1772

Private collection

 

35

1776

The Stockholm Music Museum

M2812

40

1776

Copenhagen, Musikhistorisk Museum, Carl Claudius Coll.

CL 118

45

1777

The Nydahl Collection (The Foundation for the Advancement of Music Culture), Stockholm

KN 42

-

1778

The Stockholm Music Museum

N66421

 

 

 

References

 

Baines, A. Victoria and Albert Museum. Catalogue of Musical Instruments. Volume II. Non-Keyboard Instruments. London 1964.

 

Baines, A. European and American Musical Instruments. London 1966.

 

Boivie, H. Några svenska lut- och fiolmakare under 1700-talet. Fataburen 1921 pp. 51-73.

 

Carel van Leeuwen Boomkamp Collection of Musical Instruments. Amsterdam 1971.

 

Claudius, C. Carl Claudius samling af gamle musikinstrumenter. Köbenhavn 1951.

 

Fryklund, D. Viol- och lutmakare från medeltiden till nutiden. W. L. Lütgendorff: (Svensk tidskrift för musikforskning 4/1922 pp. 101-108)

 

Helenius-Öberg, E. Svenskt instrumentmakeri 1720-1800. Svensk tidskrift för musikforskning 59:1 (1977) pp. 5-43.

 

Kinsky, G. Katalog des Musikhistorischen Museums von Wilhelm Heyer in Cöln. Band II, Zupf- und Streichinstrumente. Köln 1912.

 

Meer, J. H. van der. Musikinstrumente. Von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart. München 1983.

 

[Musikmuseet] Den svenska lutan. [Utställninsgkatalog 25 oktober 1992-31 januari 1993].

 

Nordén auktioner AB. Konst & antikviteter. Internationella höstauktionen 1998. Katalog nr 29. Stockholm 1998.

 

Norlind, T. Den svenska lutan. Svensk tidskrift för musikforskning 17(1935) pp. 5-43.

 

Nyström, M. Citrinchen & porträtt som tillhört Carl Michael Bellman. [Stockholm] 1990.

 

Pohlmann, E. Laute-Theorbe-Chitarrone. 5 rev. und ergänzteAuflage. Bremen 1982.

 

[Sibeliusmuseum, Turku] Instrumentutställning. Åbo 1980.

 

[Sjöstrand, Johan] Berömda lutbyggare i det gamla Stockholm. Slöjd och ton 1931 pp.18-22, 49-51 and 1945 pp. 37-41.

 

Utställning av musikinstrument ur Daniel Fryklunds samling i Hälsingborg... Katalog. Hälsingborg 1945.

 

Vi äro musikanter alltifrån Skaraborg. Falköping 1983.

 

Wells, Elizabeth & Nobbs, Christopher. European Stringed Instruments. Royal College of Music Museum of Instruments. Catalogue. Part III. London 2007

 

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