Gasparo Bertolotti 'da Salò', Brescia, date unknown

Viola: 40044

Back: One-piece; double-purfled with an elaborate clover-leaf design

Top: of pine

Ribs: of spotted maple

Varnish: Red-orange-brown

Length of back: 44.45 cm

Upper bouts: 21.7 cm

Middle bouts: 14.1 cm

Lower bouts: 25.2 cm

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


in 1880 Sold by Joseph Joachim
until 1960 Joseph Vieland
1960 - 1984 Laurence C. Witten
from 1984 Shrine to Music, National Music Museum, South Dakota

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Jacques Francais, New York, NY (1960)
  • Certificate: Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., New York, NY (1929)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1929)
  • Certificate: Silvestre & Maucotel, Paris (1921)

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