Władysław Gąsienica "Makowski"

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

Władysław Gąsienica "Makowski"

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: Władysław Gąsienica “Makowski”

Date: 1993

Town: Kraków

Country: Poland

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

Inventory number: KIL-181

Provenance: built in 1993 for his wife Anna on 33 marriage anniversary, bought from widow 14 Dec. 1993

Description: own individual model referring to Guarneri del Gesù; two-piece spruce belly, sycamore back; varnish in brown shades

Inscriptions: printed label: WŁADYSŁAW GĄSIENICA MAKOWSKI / (Kraków, 1993 r.)

Measurements: body length 356 mm, upper bout 166 mm, lower bout 207 mm

Materials: spruce, sycamore

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

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