Viola d'Amore

Maker: Johannes Florenus Guidantus, Italian (Italian, Bologna 1687–1760 Bologna)
Date: 18th century
Geography: Bologna, Italy
Culture: Italian
Medium: Spruce, maple, ebony
Dimensions: L. 29 15/16 x W. 7 3/8 in. (76 x 18.8 cm) Overall length: 760 mm, body length 392/396 mm (top/bottom) Maximum widths: 188/184 mm, 123/ 120.5 mm, 141/141 mm (top/ bottom)
Classification: Chordophone-Lute-bowed-unfretted
Credit Line: Purchase, Amati Gifts, 2009
Accession Number: 2009.41

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