Carlo Annibale Tononi


Violin maker
(maker: 1675 – 1730)

Born in Bologna, Carlo Tononi studied violin making with his father Giovanni and worked in his home town, inheriting the family workshop after Giovanni's death in 1713. He moved to Venice in 1717, the same year that Pietro Guarneri arrived there from Cremona, and the two worked alongside one another in Matteo Sellas' shop. While the ideas of Guarneri are a frequent presence, Tononi's work shows a considerable range of influences and models, including high-arched copies prevalent at the time, and Cremonese-inspired models with stunning workmanship and beautiful varnish.

Instruments

Relevant instruments and bows found on Cozio Archive:
Cello: 2 | Cello Bow: 1 | Viola: 1 | Violin: 33 | 96 other properties not displayed publicly

Name Type ID
  Cello 45730
  Cello 30089
  Cello Bow 60245
  Viola 53006
  Violin 44686
  Violin 45434
'Cottrell' Violin 42350
  Violin 45457
  Violin 54212
  Violin 72870
  Violin 45363
  Violin 42826
  Violin 46909
  Violin 59945
'Oliveira' Violin 41066
  Violin 40824
  Violin 61239
  Violin 42610
  Violin 47449
  Violin 60014
  Violin 40203
  Violin 49947
  Violin 44863
  Violin 51650
  Violin 42310
  Violin 47480
  Violin 44704
  Violin 40188
  Violin 44526
  Violin 60184

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