Maker: Antonio Amati

City: Cremona, Country: Italy | Dates: B. before 1540, d.1607

Biography of Antonio Amati - John Dilworth

AMATI, Antonio Born before 1540, died 1607 Cremona Italy. Eldest son and pupil of Andrea. He and another son Hieronymus, below, are often referred to in English as ‘the Brothers Amati’. Already recorded as a luthier in 1559, he undoubtedly assisted his father in the aristocratic commissions of the 1560s and 70s. After Andrea’s death in 1577...

Biography of Antonio Amati - Cecie Stainer

Elder son of Andrea Amati, b. Cremona about 1560 ; was still living in 1648, according to a label found in a violin. Was in partnership with his brother Girolamo. His instruments date from 1589, and are generally small size; several violins dated from 1591 till 1619 were in a catalogue, published 1791, of the instruments of Albinoni of Milan....

Biography of Antonio Amati - Willibald Leo Lütgendorff

Ältester Sohn von Andrea A. Er arbeitete viele Jahre gemeinsam mit seinem Bruder Hieronymus. Ihre stets trefflichen Instrumente erinnern anfangs noch an die Arbeiten des Vaters. Ihre späteren und besseren Geigen haben eine weniger hohe Wölbung. Die verschiedenen, mit dem gemeinsamen Zettel bezeichneten Instrumente stimmen nur selten miteinander überein, so dass man die Arbeit der Brüder...

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A Violin by Antonio Amati. 1588 | Sold in 1991


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