Nicolò Gagliano, Naples, 1770

Violin: 44928

Labeled, "Nicolai Gagliano / Fecit in Napoli Anno ****."

Back: Two-piece of medium curl ascending slightly from the joint

Top: of medium grain broadening towards the flanks

Scroll: of fainter figure

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.6 cm


in 1985 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Letter: David Hill (1984) Discusses the death date of Nicolo Gagliano.
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1954)

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  • Sotheby Parke Bernet Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, June 19, 1985, New York, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, New York (illustrated)


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