Bartolomeo Giuseppe Guarneri 'del Gesù', Cremona, c. 1734, the 'Prince Doria'


Violin: 46922

Back: Two-piece

Scroll: probably by 'filius Andreae' but not original to the violin.

Length of back: 35.1 cm

Upper bouts: 16.5 cm

Middle bouts: 11 cm

Lower bouts: 20.2 cm

Provenance

until 1860 C. Jacquot
from 1860 Le Marquis Doria
until 1950 Rembert Wurlitzer Inc.
from 1950 Leopold Godowsky
from 1962 Zvi Zeitlin
from 2005 Current owner

Known players

Zvi Zeitlin

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Machold Rare Violins, Ltd, Vienna (2008) X-4483.
  • Letter: Rembert Wurlitzer Inc., New York, NY (1962)
  • Certificate: Rembert Wurlitzer Inc., New York, NY (1950)
  • Invoice: C. Jacquot, Paris (1860)

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References

  • The Strad, January, 1996, Orpheus, London
  • Italian & French Violin Makers, Volume 4, Jost Thöne, Jan Röhrmann, Jost Thöne Verlag, Cologne (illustrated)

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