Carlo Ferdinando Landolfi, Milan, 1751, the 'Simonetti'

Violin: 45174

Back: Two-piece, rather plain

Top: of pronounced open grain

Scroll: of faint curl

Ribs: of faint curl

Varnish: Dark red

Length of back: 35.7 cm

There are 3 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


- Achille Simonetti
until 1921 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1921 D. C. Elkington
until 1970 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1970 Henry Werro
in 1973 Paolo Peterlongo
- Fondazione Pro Canale - Milano

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1970)

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  • Patronage and investment in fine musical instruments, Fondazione Pro Canale, Milan (illustrated)
  • Strumenti ad Arco, Paolo Peterlongo, Edizioni Siei, Milan (illustrated)
  • The Violin: Its physical and acoustic principles, Paolo Peterlongo, Paul Elek, London (illustrated)
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)


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