Bartolomeo Giuseppe Guarneri 'del Gesù', Cremona, 1734, the 'Heberlein, le Guillet'

Violin: 49613

Labeled, "Joseph Guarnerius fecit, Cremonae anno 1734."

Back: in two pieces of quarter cut maple with medium flame descending slightly from the center seam.

Top: in two pieces of spruce with medium width grain.

Scroll: of plain maple.

Ribs: of similar wood.

Varnish: of an orangish brown color.

Length of back: 35.0 cm

Upper bouts: 16.4 cm

Middle bouts: 11.0 cm

Lower bouts: 20.2 cm

There are 39 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


- Captain Frewin
in 1931 Mrs. Silcock
- Daniel Guilet
- Dr. Ulrich Hermann Heberlein
in 2009 Walter Gaisford
in 2010 Current owner


  • Antonius Stradivarius (Volumes I-IV), Jost Thöne, Jan Röhrmann, Alessandra Barabaschi, Jost Thöne Verlag, Cologne, 2010 (illustrated)
  • Christophe Landon Rare Violins 2010 Calendar, New York (illustrated)
  • Private Archives - 1610
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)
  • The Violin Makers of the Guarneri Family, W. Henry, Arthur F. & Alfred E. Hill, William E. Hill & Sons, London, 1931


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