Santo Serafin, Venice, c. 1740


Cello: 22625

Labeled, "Sanctus Seraphin, Utinensis fecit Venetijs fecit ann 1740."

Back: Two-piece

Length of back: 71.5 cm

Upper bouts: 33.1

Middle bouts: 23.3

Lower bouts: 41.1

There are 17 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


Notes:

Shown at the Exhibition of Venetian instruments in Boston, May, 2002.

The Violinmakers of Venice, Reuning & Son Violins, Boston, 2005

Provenance

in 2010 Anonymous
- Sold by Hamma & Co.
- Sold by Henry Werro
in 1964 Sold by Emil Herrmann
in 1964 Sold by Jacques Francais
from 1965 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Jacques Francais, New York, NY (1966) #1438.
  • Certificate: Emil Herrmann (1964) #7008.
  • Certificate: Jacques Francais, New York, NY (1964) #289.
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1945)
  • Dendrochronology report: John C. Topham, Surrey Dating the youngest tree ring to 1735.

Cozio holds copies of many certificates and other documents, some of which are available to view on request. Please contact us if you wish to view a particular document. (Note that we do not always have permission to share documents.)

References

  • Geigen aus Venedig, Aloys Greither, Werner Dausien, Hanau, 1986 (illustrated)
  • Private Archives - 1610
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., Box 57 (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. (illustrated)
  • The Violinmakers of Venice: 1582-1885 (CD-ROM), Reuning & Son Violins, Boston, 2005 (illustrated)

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