Giuseppe Gagliano, Naples, 1779

Violin: 45018

Labeled, "Joseph Gagliano filius Nicolai fecit Neap. 1779."

Back: Two-piece cut on the slab of irregular medium curl

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

Scroll: plain

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.1 cm


in 1979 Sold by Sotheby's

Certificates & Documents

  • Letter: William Moennig & Son, Philadelphia, PA (1961)
  • Certificate: William Moennig & Son, Philadelphia, PA (1961)

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  • Sotheby's Highly Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 8, 1979, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)


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