Antonio & Girolamo Amati, Cremona, 1611


Viola: 45396

Labeled, "Antonio et Hieronimus fr Cremonen Andreae fil 1611"

Tenor viola

Varnish: Golden-yellow

Length of back: 53.6 cm

Upper bouts: 25.1 cm

Middle bouts: 16.3 cm

Lower bouts: 31.1 cm


Notes:

This instrument was originally a tenor viola, but was converted into a child's cello sometime prior to 1948. In 1988, the instrument was restored to its intial shape.

The Great Russian Collection, The Great Russian Collection, Moscow


On loan to the Museo del Violino, Cremona

Provenance

until 1920 Madame Popov
... ...
in 1948 Russian State Collection, Moscow

References

  • ROSIZO State Museum
  • the Amatis' DNA: A Dynasty of Stringed Instrument Makers in Cremona, Fausto Cacciatori, Bruce Carlson & Carlo Chiesa, Consorzio Liutai Antonio Stradivari Cremona, Cremona (illustrated)
  • The Great Russian Collection, Soglasie, Moscow (illustrated)

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