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Violin

Maker:
Antonio Gragnani (Italian, Livorno active 1765–1795)
Date:
1783
Geography:
Livorno, Italy
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Spruce, maple, ebony
Dimensions:
Total L. 33 cm (13 in.); String L. 60 cm (23-5/8 in.)
Classification:
Chordophone-Lute-bowed-unfretted
Credit Line:
Gift of Evelyn Stark, 1997
Accession Number:
1997.147
Not on view
Marking: Printed label: Antonius Gragnani fecit/Liburni Anno 1783 (followed by an orb) and branded A.G within a rectangle across tail joint and button and beneath fingerboard
Mrs. Evelyn Stark
"Guitar Heroes: Legendary Craftsmen from Italy to New York." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin (2011), pg. 43, ill.



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