DHV:
1232
Tourin ID:

Size:

Treble

Place Made:

Maker:

I

Milan

Leandro (Sr.)

Bisiach

Date:

1910 C

Label Text:

Zuan Maria da Bressa / fece in Venecia

Body Shape:

Guitar

Current Location:

I

Milan

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Castello Sforzesco

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

11

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

“Fondo B. Dissertori.”

Measurements:

Body Length:

35.9

String Length:

32.0

Rib Depth:

7.0

Upper Width:

17.6

Middle Width:

14.6

Bottom Width:

21.4

Information

Source:

(TGM visit 7/99); Gatti 1997, p. 20; Gallini 1963, pp. 19-20

Literature:

Gatti 1997, p. 20; Gallini 1963, pp. 19-20; Disertori 1946

Photographs:

Gatti 1997, p. 20 (F+B); Gallini 1963, pl. V (front)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Copy of Giovanni Maria of Brescia, at Ashmolean, Oxford (1 of 2, other at MIM in Phoenix). Gatti 1997 [NB: Body lengths and widths taken on back]: 2-piece back, 2-piece table (highly arched). No ears on scroll. Certain elements of craftsmanship and style suggest that it was actually made by Gaetano Sgarabotto, who worked for Bisiach at this time; but Disertori 1946 says made by Leandro Bisiach Jr. Gallini 1963 dimensions: 35.0, 18.0/-/21.5, 7.8, -.