Lorenzo Marchi

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

Lorenzo Marchi

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: Lorenzo Marchi

Date: 1986

Town: Cremona

Country: Italy

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

Inventory number: KIL-117, identification no. MKiS 117

Provenance: made for the 1986 International H. Wieniawski Violin Making Competition in Poznań, obtained after the Competition

Description: A. Stradivari model; two-piece spruce belly, two-piece flame maple back; for solo performances

Inscriptions: printed label in a double frame reading: Lorenzo Marchi / cremona / (1986)

Measurements: body length 357 mm, upper bout 167,5 mm, middle bout 109 mm, lower bout 205 mm

Materials: spruce, sycamore

Prizes: Second Prize at the 1986 International H. Wieniawski Violin Making Competition in Poznań

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



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