Maker: Dom Amati

City: Bologna, Country: Italy | Dates: B.1662, d.1752

Biography of Dom Amati - John Dilworth

AMATI, Dom Nicolò (MARCHIONI, Nicola) Born 1662, died 1752 Bologna Italy. Dom Nicolò Amati was the pseudonym of Nicola Marchioni, a Bolognese priest and associate of the Tononi family. His work is highly variable, the workmanship being slightly improvisational, but the varnish is a fine richly textured red of the best sort. The scrolls are rather...

Biography of Dom Amati - Cecie Stainer

Said to have lived in Bologna first part of 17th century, he used oil varnish for his violins and basses, the tone was clear and sweet....

Biography of Dom Amati - Willibald Leo Lütgendorff

Das D. vor seinem Namen auf seinem (bei de Wit veröffentlichten) Zettel lässt eigentlich nur die Deutung Don (von lat. Dominus) zu. Diesen früher nur der höheren Geistlichkeit zustehenden Titel führten im 18. Jahrhundert die Mönche, und man geht daher wohl nicht fehl, wenn man diesen Träger des Namens Amati für einen Geistlichen bei S. Cosmas und Damian hält, der...

Highest Price Achieved

A Violin by Dom Nicolo Amati. 35.8 cm Bologna, 1730 c. | Sold in 2006


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