Eugeniusz Gosiewski

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

Eugeniusz Gosiewski

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: Eugeniusz Tomasz Gosiewski

Date: 1963

Town: Warsaw

Country: Poland

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

Inventory number: KIL-51, identification no. MKiS XV-X-48

Provenance: bought from the maker in 1966

Description: classic Italian style; two-piece spruce belly, one-piece sycamore back; oil varnish in brown shades on an oil primer; body made from elements of ca. 50-year-old wood originally processed by the F. K. Pruszak workshop

Inscriptions: printed label: EfG / E. Gosiewski / Warszawa 19(63) / handwritten signature

Measurements: body length 355 mm, upper bout 168 mm, middle bout 110 mm, lower bout 206 mm

Materials: spruce, sycamore

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

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