Giovanni Antonio Marchi, Bologna, 1768

Viola: 46058

Labeled, "Joannes Antonio Marchi Fecit Bonomiae Anno 1768."

Back: One-piece of plain wood cut on the slab

Top: of medium to broad grain

Scroll: plain

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 40.7 cm

Upper bouts: 18.85 cm

Middle bouts: 13.3 cm

Lower bouts: 23.5 cm


until 1968 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1968 Miss M. Beloe
in 1982 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Machold Rare Violins, Ltd, Vienna (1991) X-613.
  • Certificate: Paul Voigt, London (1982)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1968)

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  • Private Papers
  • Sotheby's Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, April 7, 1982, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)


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