Giovanni Paolo Maggini, Brescia, 1600, the 'Lillian Fuchs'

Viola: 46273

Labeled, "Gio Paolo Maggini in Brescia."

Back: Two-piece of medium curl

Top: of medium grain

Scroll: later, plain

Ribs: of irregular curl

Length of back: 41.0 cm


until 1898 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1898 W. S. Hannam
until 1938 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1938 Charles Bruce
until 1959 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1959 Current owner

Known players

Lillian Fuchs

Certificates & Documents

  • Insurance valuation: Jacques Français, New York, NY (1996)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1960)

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  • Skinner's Fine Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, October 17, 2004, Boston, Skinner, Skinner, Boston (illustrated)
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)


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