Gennaro Gagliano, Naples, 1780

Violin: 44797

Labeled, "Januarius Gagliano filius / Alexandri fecit Neap. 1780."

Back: One-piece cut on the slab with fain medium curl descending slightly from left to right

Top: of varying width grain

Scroll: of wood similar to back

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Dark golden-brown

Length of back: 35.5 cm


in 1982 Sold by Sotheby's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Harry A. Duffy, Miami, FL (1955) Giving some history of the instrument.
  • Certificate: Rembert Wurlitzer Inc., New York, NY (1955) With photographs attached.

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  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, March 18, 1982, New York, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, New York (illustrated)


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