Luigi Fabris, Venice, 1850
Bearing its original label manuscript: "Fabbris Luigi fabbricatore e ristaratore di Clroiaenti d'Arco, S. Giorcoino d'Ali Erio Campano d'Elle Stroppe, 18 Venezia."
Length of back: 40.3 cm
|-||Sold by Lyon & Healy|
|until 1921||W. E. Hill & Sons|
|from 1921||A. E. Best|
|until 1962||Current owner|
Certificates & Documents
- Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London "We certify that the viola...was made by Luigi Fabris of Venice, whose original MS. Label the instrument bears. A characteristic and well-preserved example…The instrument…is numbered D 794 on our books"
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- Christie's Catalogue of Old and Modern Violins, Violas and Violoncellos, June 19, 1962, London, Christie's, Christie's, London (illustrated)
- The Isador Berger Collection of Rare Old Violins, Lyon & Healy, Chicago