Giovanni Paolo Maggini, Brescia, date unknown, the 'Costa, Giorgio III'

Violin: 44083

Back: One-piece, ornamented

Scroll: not original, possibly by a member of the Rogeri family

Length of back: 36.86 cm

Upper bouts: 17.5 cm

Middle bouts: 11.9 cm

Lower bouts: 21.57 cm


One of the instruments exhibited in Brescia in June, 2007 at the "Gio Paolo Maggini Secoli di dettagli" exhibition.

Gio Paolo Maggini, Exhibition - Brescia, Italy, 2007


- Sold by Henry Werro
- Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Dendrochronology report: John C. Topham, Surrey (2013) Dating the youngest tree ring to 1526.

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  • Gasparo da Salò e la liuteria bresciana tra Rinascimento e Barocco, Flavio Dassenno and Ugo Ravasio, editors, Fondazione Civilita Vresciana, Brescia (illustrated)
  • Violins & Violinists, September-October, 1958, Max Möller, William Lewis & Son, Chicago (illustrated)
  • Gio Paolo Maggini, Exhibition - Brescia, Italy, 2007
  • Gio: Paolo Maggini in Brescia (exhibition catalog), nuovesettimanebaroche, Brescia (illustrated)
  • Liutai in Brescia: 1520-1724, Eric Blot, Eric Blot Edizioni, Cremona (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)


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