Petrus Valenzano, Rome, 1826

Violin: 76377

Labeled, "No. 3, Petrus Valenzano, fecit Romae, 1826."

Read Jason Price's feature on this violin.

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

Top: in two pieces of spruce with medium width grain broadening toward the edges.

Scroll: of plainer maple.

Ribs: of similar wood.

Varnish: of a golden-brown color.

Length of back: 35.7 cm

Upper bouts: 16.7 cm

Middle bouts: 10.7 cm

Lower bouts: 20.4 cm

There are 5 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


until 1950 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1950 Alan Hillblom
until 1952 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1952 Max Möller & Son
in 1967 Sold by William Lewis & Son
from 1967 Anonymous
until 2016 Anonymous
in 2016 Sold by Tarisio
from 2016 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Dmitry Gindin, London (2016)
  • Proforma Certificate: Tarisio, New York, NY (2016)
  • Letter certificate: William Lewis & Son, Chicago, IL (1967)

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.)


  • Violins & Violinists, July-August, 1956, Max Möller, William Lewis & Son, Chicago (illustrated)
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)


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