Pietro Giovanni Mantegazza, Milan, 1793

Viola: 44675

Labeled, "Peirus Joannes Mantegatia fecit Me- / diolani in Via S. Margaritae 1793."

Back: Two-piece

Length of back: 41.3 cm

Upper bouts: 19.2 cm

Middle bouts: 12.5 cm

Lower bouts: 24 cm

There are 2 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


- Sold by Andrea Bisiach
in 1937 Contessa Olignati
... ...
1964 - 1965 John & Arthur Beare
1965 - 1984 Laurence C. Witten
from 1984 Shrine to Music, National Music Museum, South Dakota

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: John & Arthur Beare, London (1965)

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  • The Strad 1998 Calendar, Orpheus Publications, London (illustrated)
  • Luthiers Library (illustrated)
  • Private Archives - 10746
  • The History of the Viola, Volume II, Maurice W. Riley (illustrated)
  • Journal of the Violin Society of America, Vol. VIII, No. 3, Margaret Downie Banks, The Queens College Press, Flushing, NY (illustrated)


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