Santo Serafin, Venice, 1735

Violin: 44836

Fascimile: "Sanctus Seraphin Utinensis Fecit Venetijs Anno 1735."

Back: Two-piece of medium curl descending from the joint

Top: of fine grain in the center, opening out towards the flanks

Scroll: of fainter medium curl

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.8 cm

Upper bouts: 16.2 cm

Middle bouts: 10.6 cm

Lower bouts: 20.3 cm


until 1976 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1976 Anonymous
in 1992 Sold by Sotheby's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1976)

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  • Italian & French Violin Makers: Volume 1, Jost Thöne, Jan Röhrmann, Jost Thöne Verlag, Cologne (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, March 20, 1992, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • Violin and Lute Makers of Venice, Stefano Pio, Venice Research, Venice (illustrated)
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)


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