Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, Turin, 1772, the 'Friedrich, Cores'

Violin: 42642

Bearing its original label.

Back: One-piece

Varnish: Red-brown

Length of back: 35.4 cm

Upper bouts: 16.7 cm

Middle bouts: 11.2 cm

Lower bouts: 20.4 cm


in 1920 John Friedrich & Brothers
- Sold by Nathan E. Posner
- Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1946) before 12/31/1946
  • Certificate: Emil Herrmann, New York, New York, NY (1946)

Cozio holds copies of many certificates and other documents, some of which are available to view on request. Please contact us if you wish to view a particular document. (Note that we do not always have permission to share documents.)


  • Friedrich Brothers Rare Old Violins - 1920 Catalog, John Friedrich & Brothers, New York (illustrated)
  • The Guadagnini Family of Violin Makers, 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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