Bartolomeo Giuseppe Guarneri 'del Gesù', Cremona, 1739, the 'Bower, Druian'

Violin: 44345

Bearing its original label.

Back: One-piece

Length of back: 35.3 cm

Upper bouts: 16.8 cm

Middle bouts: 11.1 cm

Lower bouts: 20.5 cm

There are 5 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


- Roma Austin
- Charles Fletcher
- Sold by George Hart
- Robert Augustus Bower
- Greer Thompson
until 1954 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1954 Rafael Druian
in 1966 Weaver Violin House
from 1969 Anonymous
from c. 1975 Anonymous
from 2005 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1954)

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  • Ole Bull 2010: Guarneri del Gesu Collection, John Dilworth, Bergen (illustrated)
  • Loan Exhibition of Stringed Instruments and Bows Commemorating the 70th Birthday of Simone Fernando Sacconi, Schuler Verlagsgesellschaft, Stuttgart (illustrated)
  • World of Strings, Autumn, 1965, William Moennig & Sons, Philadelphia (illustrated)
  • World of Strings, 50th Anniversary, 1959, William Moennig & Son, Philadelphia (illustrated)
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)


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