Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, Piacenza, 1744, the 'Canadian'

Violin: 44246

Labeled, "Joannes Baptista filius Laurentji Gua / dagnini fecit Placentiae 174?."

Back: Two-piece of medium curl

Top: of medium to open grain

Scroll: of fainter figure

Ribs: of fainter figure

Varnish: Orange-brown over a golden ground

Length of back: 35.39 cm

Upper bouts: 16.57 cm

Middle bouts: 10.75 cm

Lower bouts: 20.63 cm


- Sold by Bein & Fushi, Inc
in 1991 Sold by Christie's
... ...
in 1999 Current owner

Known players

Amy Schwartz Moretti


  • Bein & Fushi 1999 Calendar, Bein & Fushi, Inc, Bein & Fushi, Chicago (illustrated)
  • Bein & Fushi Catalog, Winter, 1997, Bein & Fushi, Inc, Bein & Fushi, Chicago (illustrated)
  • Christie's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, April 26, 1991, London, Christie's, Christie's, London (illustrated)
  • Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, Duane Rosengard, Carteggio Media, Haddonfield, NJ (illustrated)


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