Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, Turin, 1775, the 'Eisenberg'

Violin: 42714

Labeled, "Joannes Baptista Guadagnini Cremonensis fecit Taurini 1775 GBGT."

Back: One-piece

Varnish: Brown

Length of back: 35.3 cm

Upper bouts: 16.7 cm

Middle bouts: 11.2 cm

Lower bouts: 20.4 cm

There is 1 additional image in the archive which is not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


Sold by W. E. Hill & Sons
Sold by Nathan E. Posner
in 1926 John Friedrich & Brothers
David Eisenberg
from 1948 Deszo Szigeti
in 1950 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Letter: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1948) Remarks that the inside was still in its original state, including the small bass bar.

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.)


  • Violins & Violinists, September, 1946, William Lewis & Son, Chicago (illustrated)
  • The Guadagnini Family of Violin Makers, Ernest N. Doring, William Lewis & Son, Chicago (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)


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