Giovanni Paolo Maggini, Brescia, c. 1610, the 'Steinkraus'


Viola: 71277

Bearing its original label.

Back: Two-piece of medium curl ascending slightly from the joint, double-purfled

Top: of medium-width grain in the center, broadening towards the flanks, with a separate piece of wood in the center

Scroll: plain

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Red-brown

Length of back: 41.2 cm

Upper bouts: 19.3 cm

Middle bouts: 12.8 cm

Lower bouts: 24.36 cm

There are 86 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.

Provenance

in 1982 William Steinkraus
until 2006 John & Arthur Beare
from 2006 Chi-Mei Culture Foundation, Taiwan

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: John & Arthur Beare, London (2006)
  • Certificate: Jacques Français, New York, NY (1982) #2317.

Cozio holds copies of many certificates and other documents, some of which are available to view on request. Please contact us if you wish to view a particular document. (Note that we do not always have permission to share documents.)

References

  • Correspondence with Chi-Mei Collection consultant, March, 2006
  • Gio: Paolo Maggini in Brescia (exhibition catalog), nuovesettimanebaroche, Brescia (illustrated)
  • J. & A. Beare - Notable Sales
  • Liutai in Brescia: 1520-1724, Eric Blot, Eric Blot Edizioni, Cremona (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Box 57 (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)
  • The Legend of Italian Violins: Brescian and Cremonese Violin Makers 1550-1950, Wen-Lo Shi (illustrated)

Welcome


You already have a Tarisio account. Please login to continue.

Forgot Password

Homepage

Welcome


Please register or ​to continue.

Homepage

Welcome


Please register or ​to continue.

We have sent you an email.
Please follow the link to confirm your registration.

Homepage

Create Your Password


Click the button below and we'll email you a link to generate your Tarisio password.

Homepage