G. Paolo Maggini Brescia [handwritten “in imitation of print” on center bout brace]
No. of Strings:
National Music Museum
Laurence Witten, Southport, CT, 1968/9-1984; Leandro Bisiach, Milan
TGM visit 6/95
Herzog 2003, IT-14; Banks 1984, p. 22
On museum’s website (detached table, back, ribs, and scroll seen from front and back [color]); [unpublished, from museum: detached table from both sides]
Currently disassembled, no neck; 4-holed pegbox and scroll not original. Table of Haselfichte (with pointed corners), back and ribs of cherry. Date “before 1630” (Banks 1984); website lists as “attributed to” Maggini. (Tourin: Gasparo da Salo?) Website dimensions: 65.2, 30.4/21.8/39.2, 12.4, - (stop length 34.2); Banks dimensions: 65.5, 30.5/-/34.5, 11.9, -.