Pietro Guarneri of Mantua, Mantua, c. 1700


Violin: 40345

Labeled, "Petrus Guarnerius Cremonensis filius Andreæ fecit Mantuœ sub. tit. Sanctæ Teresiæ 1698"

Back: One-piece

Length of back: 35.4 cm

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

Provenance

- Teetgens
until 1927 W. E. Hill & Sons
in 1931 Diana Cator
until 1945 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1945 Robert Augustus Bower
from 1978 Pauli Merling
in 2003 Sold by Sotheby's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: D. R. Hill & Son, Great Missenden (2003)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1945) Describes the violin as 'a thoroughly characteristic example of the early period of the maker's work'

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References

  • Four Centuries of Violin Making: Fine Instruments from the Sotheby's Archive, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, Boston (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, March 11, 2003, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London
  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 11, 2003, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Photo Archive
  • The Violin Makers of the Guarneri Family, W. Henry, Arthur F. & Alfred E. Hill, William E. Hill & Sons, London, 1931 (illustrated)

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