Annibale Fagnola

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

Annibale Fagnola

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: Annibale Fagnola

Date: 1917

Town: Turin

Country: Italy

Owner: Ministry of Culture and National Heritage Collection of Violins

Inventory number: KIL-106

Provenance: donated by Władysław Markiewicz on 28 Aug. 1984

Description: classic model; two-piece belly from spruce with dense graining, one-piece back from flame maple; varnish in brown-red shades; for chamber music

Inscriptions: printed label reading: FAGNOLA HANNIBAL / Fechi in Torino (1917) / 9 Via Petro Micca / [handwritten on the left: Fato Directionno]

Measurements: body length 362 mm, upper bout 170 mm, middle bout 116 mm, lower bout 209 mm

Materials: spruce, sycamore

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

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