Giovanni Paolo Maggini, Brescia, 1610, the 'Asciolla'

Viola: 48923

Original dimensions altered.

Back: Two-piece, double-purfled

Scroll: from a later period

Length of back: 42.57 cm

Upper bouts: 20 cm

Middle bouts: 12.96 cm

Lower bouts: 24.23 cm


One of the instruments exhibited in Brescia in June, 2007 at the "Gio Paolo Maggini Secoli di dettagli" exhibition.

Gio Paolo Maggini, Exhibition - Brescia, Italy, 2007


- Dino Asciolla
in 2007 Current owner

Known players

Dino Asciolla

Certificates & Documents

  • Dendrochronology report: John C. Topham, Surrey (2013) Dating the youngest tree ring to 1528.

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  • Gasparo da Salò e la liuteria bresciana tra Rinascimento e Barocco, Flavio Dassenno and Ugo Ravasio, editors, Fondazione Civilita Vresciana, Brescia (illustrated)
  • Gio Paolo Maggini, Exhibition - Brescia, Italy, 2007
  • Gio: Paolo Maggini in Brescia (exhibition catalog), nuovesettimanebaroche, Brescia (illustrated)
  • Liutai in Brescia: 1520-1724, Eric Blot, Eric Blot Edizioni, Cremona (illustrated)


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