Krzysztof Wincenty Węgrzyn

photo: Waldemar Kielichowski © Institute of Music and Dance, Warsaw

Krzysztof Wincenty Węgrzyn

Instrument: violin

Classification: 3 Chordophones / 32 Composite chordophones / 321 Lutes / 321.3 Handle lutes / 321.32 Necked lutes / 321.322 Necked box lutes or necked guitars / 321.322-71 Necked box lutes or necked guitars with a bow

Violin maker: Krzysztof Wincenty Węgrzyn

Date: 1991

Town: Lubin

Country: Poland

Owner: Ministry of Culture and National Heritage’s Collection of Violins

Inventory number: KIL-153

Provenance: bought at an auction in Poznań on 13 May 1991

Description: designed by the maker; belly and back arched low with a deep groove; two-piece spruce belly, two-piece sycamore back; varnish in the shades of dark brown on a yellow primer

Inscriptions: no label

Measurements: body length 357 mm, upper bout 169 mm, middle bout 115 mm, lower bout 211 mm, total length 598 mm

Materials: spruce, sycamore

Catalog card: based on the Union of Polish Artist Violin Makers’ documentation

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