Traverse flute in C, by P.J. Bressan, London ca.1700. Instrument is made of boxwood, stained, with ivory mounts. In the general style of Rippert, Paris, of whom it is believed Bressan was an apprentice with. This instrument is in the possession of the Dayton C. Miller Collection, in Washington, D.C. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/dcmflute.1207
Frederick the Great's flute teacher - Johann Joachim Quantz. The only person permitted to comment on His Highness's flute performance.
Portrait of a Young Musician Playing a Flute by Gaspare Traversi