Giuseppe Gagliano, Naples, 1784

Viola: 44684

Bearing its original label, "Joseph Gagliano Filius Nicolai fecit Neap. 1784."

Back: Two-piece of broad curl ascending from the joint

Top: of irregular grain

Scroll: of smaller curl

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 38.9 cm


until 1956 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1956 Den Hartog
in 1987 Sold by Sotheby's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Horst L. Kloss, Boston, MA (1980)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1956)

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  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, April 30, 1987, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)


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