Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, Turin, 1778

Violin: 42183

Back: One-piece, slab-cut, displaying vivid flaming

Ribs: Quarter-cut and more narrowly flamed

Varnish: Transparent over a golden-yellow base

Length of back: 35.5 cm

Upper bouts: 16.6 cm

Middle bouts: 11 cm

Lower bouts: 20.5 cm

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


in 1929 E. Virgo
... ...
from 1990 Oesterreichische Nationalbank

Known players

Harald Herzl

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: John & Arthur Beare, London (1990)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1929)

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  • Masterpieces of Violin-Making: The Collection of Bowed Stringed Instruments of the Oesterreische Nationalbank, Rudolf Hopfner, Skira, Milan (illustrated)
  • Private Papers
  • Startseite - Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB)
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)


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