Pietro Guarneri of Venice, Venice, 1734

Violin: 46642

Labeled, "Petrus Guarnerius filius Joseph Cremonensis fecit Venetti Anno 1734."

Back: One-piece of medium curl

Top: of medium grain

Scroll: of fainter curl

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.6 cm


Madame Epstein
in 1971 Sold by Sotheby's
from 1971 Railton
Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Joseph Hel & Pierre Hel, Lille (1936)
  • Certificate: Hart & Son, London (1914)

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  • Sotheby's Fine Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, March 16, 1971, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Box 60 (illustrated)


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