DHV:
789
Tourin ID:
SHRIN 5

Size:

Violone

Label Text:

Place Made:

I, Brescia

Maker:

Giovanni Paolo

Maggini

Date:

1600 C

Paolo Maggini Brescia [printed]

Body Shape:

Guitar

Current Location:

USA, Vermillion, SD

Sound Holes:

F

Collection:

National Music Museum

No. of Strings:

3

Catalog Number:

3432

Head:

Scroll

Previous Owner:

Laurence Witten, Southport, CT, 1968/9-1984; Leandro Bisiach, Milan

Measurements:

Body Length:

90

String Length:

Rib Depth:

16.4

Upper Width:

38.4

Middle Width:

30

Bottom Width:

50

Information Source:

TGM visit 6/95

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Banks 1984, p. 22

Banks 1984, p. 23 (front, inside of back, label)

Currently disassembled, condition fragile. Back and ribs are cherry wood. Date “before 1630” (Banks 1984); website lists as “attributed to” Maggini. Neck, pegbox and scroll not original; was used as 3-string contrabass. Banks dimensions: 90, 38/-/49.5, 16, -. Tourin: no dimensions; gave maker as Gasparo da Salo; classified as a bass.