Picture Gallery MIM: Focal Points of the Collection


Harpsichord, Andreas Ruckers (the Elder), Antwerp, 1618

Harpsichord with integrated octave virginal by Joannes Ruckers, Antwerp, around 1620

Harpsichord by Vito de Trasuntino, Venice, 1560

Fretted Clavichord by Hieronymus Albrecht Haas, Hamburg, 1728

Quilled Fortepiano by Johann Ludwig Hellen, Bern, before 1779

(from left to right): Oboe by Dupuis, Paris (end of the 17th century); Clarinet by Jacob Denner, Nuremberg (beginning of the 18th century); Transverse Flute by Jean (?) Hotteterre, Paris (end of the 17th century); Piccolo Flute by Jean-Hyacinth Joseph Rottenburgh, Brussels (first half of the 18th century); Transverse Flute by Naust, Paris (around 1700)

transverse flute, signed: Dvmo(nt), Paris (probably after 1720)

Violin by Antonius Stradivari, Cremona, 1703

Violin by Gennaro Gagliano, Naples, around 1750

Violin by Jacobus Stainer, Absam, 1654

Instruments of the Alemannic School (from left to right): Viola Alta by Frantz Straub (around 1690); Discant Violin by Joseph Meyer (third quarter of the 17th century); Bass Fiddle by Hans Krouchdaler (around 1685)

Fortepiano by Joh. Andreas Stein, Augsburg (1775)

On the left: Clarinetto di Bassetto in A (before 1800), Cat.-No. 2886
On the right: Basset Horn in F by Johann Gottlieb Freyer, Potsdam (before 1800), Cat.-No. 4769


Bass Tuba in F¹ by Johann Gottfried Moritz, Berlin (between 1838 and 1840)

Piano Lyre by F. A. Klein, Berlin (1858)

Otto Möckel at his workshop, oil painting by Fritz Tennigkeit, Berlin (1935)

Harpsichord by Pleyel, Wolff, Lyon & Cie., Paris (between 1888 and 1891)

Musical Box with perforated plate, Southern Germany, around 1900

Musical Clock by Christian Ernst Kleemeyer, Berlin (end of the 18th century)