Yeah. That instrument is wider than my torso. I could in no way have ever played it. Not to mention that my fingers couldn't reach all the way across that fretboard. But it does have a pretty sound.
And for those who want the details, a chitarrone is a bass lute that was developed in the Renaissance. Mozart was known to include a chitarrone part for some of his orchestral pieces. So, now you have a wonderfully useless bit of trivia to spout at people when you want to ensure blank looks.
*Butt load = two hogsheads