Gasparo Bertolotti 'da Salò', Brescia, date unknown, the 'de Beriot'

Violin: 42151

Labeled, "Gio: Paolo Maggini in Brescia."

Back: Two-piece of small to medium curl

Top: of even medium grain

Scroll: plain

Ribs: cut on the slab

Varnish: Dark golden

Length of back: 36.7 cm

Upper bouts: 17.1 cm

Middle bouts: 12.5 cm

Lower bouts: 21.05 cm

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until 1864 Charles Auguste de Bériot
1864 - 1891 Prince de Caraman-Chimay
1891 - 1896 Prince Pierre de Caraman-Chimay
in 1896 Sold by W. E. Hill & Sons
1896 - 1910 Aldo Antionetti
- Rodman Wanamaker
in 1940 Dr. T. W. Buschmann
... ...
in 2017 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Machold Rare Violins, Ltd, Vienna (1989) X-411.
  • Letter: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1940)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1896)

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  • Gio: Paolo Maggini: His Life & Work, Margaret L.Huggins, W. E. Hill & Sons, London
  • La Lutherie et les Luthiers, Antoine Vidal, Maison Quantin, Paris (illustrated)
  • Old Violins, H. R. Haweis, John Grant, Edinburgh (illustrated)
  • Private Papers
  • The Strad, November, 2003, Laurinel Owen, Newsquest Specialist Media, London (illustrated)


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