Violin, the 'Alard'On display
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Violin, the 'Alard'
Artist/makerNicolò Amati (1596 - 1684)
Material and technique
pine of even open grain, golden-brown, figured maple, with golden-brown varnish
Dimensions35 cm of back (length)
16.275 cm upper bout (back) (width)
10.6 cm middle bout (back) (width)
20.15 cm lower bout (back) (width)
32.9 cm string (length)
No. of items
Presented by Mr A. Phillips Hill, in accordance with the wishes of Arthur and Alfred Hill, 1948.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 39 | Music and Tapestry
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Boyden, David D., The Hill Collection of Musical Instruments in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford/OUP, 1969), 15