Gasparo Bertolotti 'da Salò', Brescia, 1560


Violin: 44458

Back: Two-piece

Scroll: from another violin by the same maker

Length of back: 35.8 cm

Upper bouts: 16.15 cm

Middle bouts: 11 cm

Lower bouts: 20.2 cm

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


Notes:

"The black strips of purfling are in ebony, and the light strip is in wood similar to boxwood."

Liutai in Brescia: 1520-1724, Eric Blot, Liutai in Brescia: 1520-1724, Cremona


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

Provenance

until 1968 Ealing Strings
... ...
in 1991 La Scala Theatre Museum, Milan
... ...
in 2007 Chi-Mei Culture Foundation, Taiwan

Certificates & Documents

  • Dendrochronology report: John C. Topham, Surrey (2007) Dating the youngest tree ring to 1505.

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.)

References

  • The Strad, January, 1969, London (illustrated)
  • Gio Paolo Maggini, Exhibition - Brescia, Italy, 2007
  • Gio: Paolo Maggini in Brescia (exhibition catalog), nuovesettimanebaroche, Brescia (illustrated)
  • La collezione di strumenti musicali del Museo Teatrale alla scala, Guido Bizzi, Silvana Editoriale (illustrated)
  • Liutai in Brescia: 1520-1724, Eric Blot, Eric Blot Edizioni, Cremona (illustrated)
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)

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