Bartolomeo Giuseppe Guarneri 'del Gesù', Cremona, 1735, the 'Parlow, Viotti'


Violin: 40420

Back: One-piece

Varnish: Brown with a reddish tinge

Length of back: 34.9 cm

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

Provenance

from 1800 Giovanni Battista Viotti
1820 - 1830 Pierre Baillot
from 1830 Count Pillet-Will
until 1899 Count Pillet-Will's grandson
from 1899 Dr. Henry Luc
from 1901 Caressa & Francais
in 1902 Sold by Hamma & Co.
from 1902 Max Pringsheim
from 1907 Wilhelm Hermann Hammig
until 1908 Björnson family
1908 - 1962 Kathleen Parlow
from 1962 Theodore Marchetti
1963 - 1964 Frederick E. Haenel
from 1967 Joseph Hull
- Sold by John & Arthur Beare
in 2014 Current owner

Known players

Giovanni Battista Viotti, Kathleen Parlow

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Emil Herrmann #1499.
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London

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References

  • J. & A. Beare - Notable Sales
  • J. & A. Beare Newsletter, 2009, J. & .A. Beare, London (illustrated)
  • The Strad, 1910, B. Henderson, London, July (illustrated)
  • The Strad, January, 1964, London (illustrated)
  • 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)
  • Universal Dictionary of Violin and Bow Makers

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