Nicolò Gagliano, Naples, c. 1770

Violin: 23223

Labeled, "Nicolo Gagliano, fecit in Napoli."

Back: Two-piece of faint medium curl

Top: of fine to medium grain

Scroll: plain

Ribs: of medium curl

Varnish: Gold brown

Length of back: 35.2 cm


- Pauline Michel
until 1982 Jacques Francais
from 1982 Cirillo
until 1984 Jacques Francais
from 1984 Unknown
in 2000 Sold by Jacques Francais
... ...
in 2010 Sold by Skinner
until 2011 Anonymous
in 2011 Sold by Tarisio
from 2011 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Jacques Francais, New York, NY (1984) #2516.
  • Certificate: Jacques Francais, New York, NY (1982) #2324.
  • Certificate: Dmitry Gindin, London

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.)


  • Christie's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, May 5, 2000, New York, Christie's, Christie's
  • Skinner's Fine Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, April 25, 2010, Boston, Skinner, Skinner
  • Tarisio's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 9-10, 2011, New York
  • The Emil Hermann Collection - Part II, Andy Lim & Gregory Singer, Darling Publications, Cologne / New York, 2007
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.


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