Bartolomeo Giuseppe Guarneri 'del Gesù', Cremona, 1737, the 'Joachim'
Back: One-piece, from the same log as the "Turkish" of 1737
Scroll: not original to the instrument, by Giuseppe filius Andreae and probably originally from the 'Prince Doria' Guarneri.
Varnish: Dark red
Length of back: 35.25 cm
Upper bouts: 16.5 cm
Middle bouts: 11.05 cm
Lower bouts: 20.5 cm
Notes:Emil Herrmann's note: "scroll by Mantegazza".
The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Washington, DC
|in 1939||Wilhelm Kux|
|until 1965||Henry Hottinger|
|1965 - 1966||Rembert Wurlitzer Inc.|
|in 2015||Current owner|
Certificates & Documents
- Dendrochronology report: Peter Klein, Hamburg (1998) Dating the youngest tree ring to 1721.
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.)
- The Strad 2006 Calendar, Newsquest Specialist Media, London (illustrated)
- Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesú (2 volumes), Carlos Chiesa, John Dilworth, Roger Graham Hargrave, Stewart Pollens, Duane Rosengard & Eric Wen, Peter Biddulph, London (illustrated)
- Henry Hottinger Collection (illustrated)
- Italian Violin Makers (1964), Karel Jalovec, Paul Hamlyn, London, 1964 (illustrated)
- The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)
- The Violin Masterpieces of Guarneri del Gesù - Exhibition, Peter Biddulph, Peter Biddulph, London (illustrated)