Pietro Guarneri of Venice, Venice, 1750


Violin: 42371

Bearing a facsimile label, "Petrus Guarnerius Filius Ioseph Cremonsensis fecit Venetijs. Anno 1750."

Back: One-piece of medium curl ascending from left to right

Top: of medium grain in the center, opening out slightly towards the flanks

Scroll: of wood similar to back

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.4 cm

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

Provenance

in 1931 F. C. Pusinelli
until 1959 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1959 Myles Glover
until 1964 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1964 C. E. Horton
- Sold by Bein & Fushi, Inc
in 1982 Sold by Sotheby's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1964)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1959)

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References

  • Bein & Fushi 1985 Calendar, Bein & Fushi, Inc, Bein & Fushi, Chicago (illustrated)
  • Four Centuries of Violin Making: Fine Instruments from the Sotheby's Archive, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, Boston (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Highly Important Musical Instruments, Part II Auction Catalog, November 4, 1982, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Photo Archive
  • The Strad, December, 1995, John Dilworth, Orpheus, London (illustrated)
  • The Violin Book, Bafalon, London (illustrated)
  • The Violin Makers of the Guarneri Family, W. Henry, Arthur F. & Alfred E. Hill, William E. Hill & Sons, London, 1931 (illustrated)
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)

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