Józef Bartoszek

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

Józef Bartoszek

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: Józef Bartoszek

Date: 1977

Town: Zakopane

Country: Poland

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

Inventory number: KIL-91

Provenance: acquired on 20 Sept. 1977

Description: classic model; two-piece spruce belly, one-piece back from flame maple; alcohol-based varnish in orange shades

Inscriptions: handwritten label reading Art. lutnik / JÓZEF BARTOSZEK / Zakopane . 1977 [Artist luthier Józef Bartoszek Zakopane 1977]

Measurements: body length 357 mm, upper bout 169 mm, middle bout 113 mm, lower bout 209 mm, total length 590 mm

Materials: spruce, sycamore

Prizes: First Prize at the 1977 International H. Wieniawski Violin Making Competition in Poznań; Fourth Prize for another violin (KIL-87) at the same Competition

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

KIL-91, G.P. Telemann, Fantasia in B minor, TWV 40:22, Vivace, rec. Katarzyna Denkiewicz



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