Jerzy Edward Wielbut

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

Jerzy Edward Wielbut

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: Jerzy Edward Wielbut

Date: 1989

Town: Warsaw

Country: Poland

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

Inventory number: KIL-180

Provenance: bought c. 1993 from Maria Wielbut, violin maker’s widow

Description: designed by the maker based on A. Stradivari’s model; two-piece spruce belly, two-piece back of flame maple; varnish in brown tonality on yellow primer

Inscriptions: printed label: Jerzy E. Wielbut / Warsaw 19(89) r. [framed]

Measurements: body length 358 mm, upper bout 170 mm, lower bout 209 mm, total length 600 mm

Materials: spruce, sycamore

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



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