Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, Turin, 1783, the 'Hans Letz, Bakaleinikoff, Maazel'

Violin: 25088

Labeled, "Gio Bat Guadagnini, Cremonensis alumnus Antoni Stradivari, fecit taurini 1783 GBT..."

Back: One-piece

Varnish: reddish

Length of back: 35.5 cm


- Hans Letz
until 1938 Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.
from 1938 V. Bakaleinikoff
1955 - 2011 Lorin Maazel
until 2011 Anonymous
in 2011 Sold by Tarisio
from 2011 Current owner

Known players

Lorin Maazel

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., Cincinnati, OH

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  • Tarisio's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 9-10, 2011, New York
  • The Guadagnini Family of Violin Makers, Ernest N. Doring, William Lewis & Son, Chicago, 1949
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.


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