Giovanni Battista Gabrielli, Florence, 1756

Violin: 45277

Labeled, "Joannes Baptista de / Gabrielli. Florentinus / fecit 1756."

Back: One-piece of medium broad curl ascending from left to right

Top: of fine grain broadening towards the flanks

Scroll: of wood similar to back

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Light golden brown

Length of back: 35.4 cm

There are 2 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


until 1964 Jacques Français
from 1964 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Jacques Français, New York, NY (1965) #738.

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  • Christie's Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, January 19, 1983, New York, Christie's, Christie's, New York (illustrated)
  • Christie's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, June 18, 1985, New York, Christie's, Christie's, New York (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Box 56 (illustrated)


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