Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, Turin, 1772, the 'Wishart, Krasner'

Violin: 42625

Bearing its original label.

Back: Two-piece of small-figured maple cut on the slab

Varnish: Red-brown

Length of back: 35.3 cm

Upper bouts: 16.6 cm

Middle bouts: 10.8 cm

Lower bouts: 20.2 cm

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


until 1902 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1902 Margaret Wishart
Max Pirani
in 1944 Louis Krasner
in 1947 Theodore Marchetti
Dr. James K. Sutherland
in 2017 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London

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  • Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, Duane Rosengard, Carteggio Media, Haddonfield, NJ (illustrated)
  • Private Archives - 10842
  • Violins & Violinists, February-March, 1947, Ernest N. Doring, William Lewis & Son, Chicago (illustrated)
  • The Guadagnini Family of Violin Makers, Ernest N. Doring, William Lewis & Son, Chicago (illustrated)
  • Violins & Violinists, November, 1944, Ernest N. Doring, William Lewis & Son, Chicago
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)


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