Violin

On display

Details

  • Title

    Violin

  • Artist/maker

    Andrea Amati (c. 1505 - 1577)
  • Associated place

    Cremona (place of creation)
  • Date

    1564
  • Material and technique

    pine, maple, ivory

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    34.05 cm of back (length)
    15.75 cm upper bout (back) (width)
    10.4 cm middle bout (back) (width)
    19.425 cm lower bout (back) (width)
    31.8 cm string (length)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by W. E. Hill & Sons, 1939.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 39 | Music and Tapestry
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1939.20

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Further reading

Boyden, David D., The Hill Collection of Musical Instruments in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford/OUP, 1969), 10

Whiteley, Jon, Stringed Instruments: Viols, Violins, Citterns, and Guitars in the Ashmolean Museum, Ashmolean Handbooks (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2008), 28, illus. 29-31

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