Giuseppe Guarneri 'filius Andreae', Cremona, 1710, the 'Falk'

Violin: 40365

Labeled, "Joseph Guarnerius filius Andreae, fecit Cremonae sub titulo, S. Teresie 1710."

Back: in one piece of quarter cut maple descending slightly from the bass toward the treble side.

Top: in one piece of spruce with narrow grain on the bass side broadening toward the treble.

Scroll: of plainer maple.

Ribs: of similar wood.

Varnish: of an orangish brown color.

Length of back: 35.7 cm

Upper bouts: 16.8 cm

Middle bouts: 11.4 cm

Lower bouts: 20.5 cm

There are 8 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


Barton Willing
Joseph Hull
in 1931 Jules Falk
... ...
in 1957 George Schlieps & Son
... ...
from 1967 and in 2014 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Jacques Français, New York, NY (1968)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1921)

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  • Correspondence with Jonathan Solars, March, 2007
  • Rare Violins of New York, Dec 2019
  • The Emil Hermann Collection - Part II, Andy Lim & Gregory Singer, Darling Publications, Cologne / New York (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)
  • 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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