Santo Serafin, Venice, 1740, the 'Lachmann'


Violin: 41064

Original label: "Ad exemplar Antonii & Hieronimy Amati Cremonesium"

Back: Two-piece birds-eye maple cut on the slab

Scroll: of somewhat plainer maple

Ribs: of wood similar to back; the maker's brand appears at the end pin

Varnish: Golden-orange

Length of back: 35.5 cm

Upper bouts: 16.5 cm

Lower bouts: 20.3 cm

There are 3 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.

Provenance

from 1957 Erich Lachmann
- Rembert Wurlitzer Inc.
in 1973 Paolo Peterlongo
... ...
in 1995 Fondazione Pro Canale - Milano

Certificates & Documents

  • Dendrochronology report: John C. Topham, Surrey Dating the youngest tree ring to 1755.

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References

  • Les violons: Venetian instruments, paintings & drawings, Association pour la Promotion des Arts, Paris (illustrated)
  • Patronage and investment in fine musical instruments, Fondazione Pro Canale, Milan (illustrated)
  • Strumenti ad Arco, Paolo Peterlongo, Edizioni Siei, Milan (illustrated)
  • The Violin: Its physical and acoustic principles, Paolo Peterlongo, Paul Elek, London (illustrated)

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