Maker: Nicolo Amati

City: Cremona, Country: Italy | Dates: B.1596, d.1684

Biography of Nicolo Amati - John Dilworth

AMATI, Nicolò Born 1596, died 1684 Cremona Italy. Son, pupil, and successor of Hieronymus Amati, above. Apparently assisting his father from c.1610, his hand is detectable in work bearing the ‘Brothers Amati’ label from 1620 . A precociously gifted craftsman even by the standards of his own family, it is very fortunate that he survived the...

Biography of Nicolo Amati - Cecie Stainer

Son of Girolamo Amati, b. Dec. 3, 1596 ; d. April 12, 1684, aged 88, according to the registers of Cremona Cathedral. Is the most celebrated maker of the Amati family. His instruments resemble those of his father till about 1645, then steadily improve. The pattern is graceful, the thicknesses and arching accurately determined, the varnish a deep, rich colour,...

Biography of Nicolo Amati - Willibald Leo Lütgendorff

Sohn und Schüler des talentvollen Girolamo I und Enkel Andrea's. Er war seit 1645 mit Lucreria Pagliari (geb. 1619, f 1703) vermählt. Einer seiner Trauzeugen war sein Schüler Guarneri. Von seinen neun Kindern wurde nur Girolamo II ein Geigenbauer. Nicola Amati war der grösste Künstler aus seiner Familie. Bis etwa 1625 arbeitete er ziemlich genau nach...

Highest Price Achieved

A Violin by Nicolo Amati. 35.1 cm Cremona, 1648 c. | Sold in 2009

£383,591

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