Bartolomeo Giuseppe Guarneri 'del Gesù', Cremona, 1739, the 'Kortschak, Wurlitzer, Hammig, Spanish Joseph'


Violin: 40428

authentic, but altered; the original last digit was "5", but has been changed to "9"

Back: Two-piece

Length of back: 35.1 cm

Upper bouts: 16.7 cm

Middle bouts: 11 cm

Lower bouts: 20.4 cm

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

Provenance

until 1912 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1912 Hugo Kortschak
- Wilhelm Hermann Hammig
until 1923 Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.
from 1923 John Taylor Roberts
from 1925 Unknown
in 1931 Sold by Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.
- Austin D. Levy
until 1942 Emil Herrmann
from 1942 Hymen Rabushka
- Joseph Haft
in 1963 Dr. James K. Sutherland
- Hans Isenberg
until 1993 Cho-Ming Sin
until 1994 Bein & Fushi, Inc
from 1994 Uto Ughi
in 1998 Current owner

Known players

Joseph Rabuska

Certificates & Documents

  • Dendrochronology report: Peter Klein, Hamburg (1998) Dating the youngest tree ring to 1733; both side match the treble side of the 1734 "Kochanski" (ID=2807).
  • Certificate: Bein & Fushi, Inc, Chicago, IL (1994)
  • Certificate: Emil Herrmann (1942)
  • Certificate: Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., Cincinnati, OH (1926)
  • Letter: W. H. Hammig & Co., Berlin (1923)
  • Certificate: Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., Cincinnati, OH (1923)
  • Letter: W. H. Hammig & Co., Berlin (1919)
  • Dendrochronology report: Peter Klein, Hamburg Dating the youngest tree ring to 1733.

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References

  • Bein & Fushi 1994 Calendar, Bein & Fushi, Inc, Bein & Fushi, Chicago (illustrated)
  • Bein & Fushi Catalog, Winter, 1993, Bein & Fushi, Inc, Bein & Fushi, Chicago (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)
  • The Strad, November, 1973, 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)
  • Italian Violin Makers (1964), Karel Jalovec, Paul Hamlyn, London, 1964 (illustrated)
  • Wurlitzer Collection of Rare Violins, Violas & Bows, Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., New York (illustrated)
  • The Strad, June, 1963, London (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)
  • The Miracle Makers, Bein & Fushi, Chicago (illustrated)
  • The Violin Makers of the Guarneri Family, W. Henry, Arthur F. & Alfred E. Hill, William E. Hill & Sons, London, 1931
  • The Violin Masterpieces of Guarneri del Gesù - Exhibition, Peter Biddulph, Peter Biddulph, London (illustrated)

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