Spirito Sorsana, Cuneo, c. 1736

Violin: 30736

Labeled, "Spiritus Sorsana / fecit Cunei 1736"

Back: One-piece of faintly figured maple

Varnish: Chestnut-brown

Length of back: 35.3 cm

Upper bouts: 11 cm

Middle bouts: 16.5 cm

Lower bouts: 20.3 cm

There are 2 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


in 1952 Sold by William Lewis & Son
in 1955 Sold by William Lewis & Son
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in 1993 David Montagu
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in 2006 Sold by Christie's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Jacques Francais, New York, NY (1993) #4068.
  • Certificate: William Lewis & Son, Chicago, IL (1957)
  • Certificate: Albert Arnold Ltd. (1951)

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, April 8, 2006, New York, Christie's, Christie's, 2006 (illustrated)
  • The Lewis Collection of Old Violins, Violas, Cellos & Bows (Fall, 1952), William Lewis & Son, Chicago, Fall, 1952 (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. (illustrated)
  • William Lewis & Son 1955 Catalog


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