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Maker: John Delany

City: Dublin, Country: Ireland | Dates: 1795 - 1812

Biography of John Delany - John Dilworth

DELANY, John Worked circa. 1795-1812 Dublin Republic of Ireland Cabinet-maker and part-time violin maker. Rather inconsistent output, generally of fairly low standard. Some work done for Perry. Small Amati or Stainer type model, open soundholes, and short corners. Plain wood. One violin in National Museum, Dublin. Made by John Delany / No 17 Britain Street...

Biography of John Delany - George Hart

Used two kinds of labels, one of them very small— Made by John Delany, No. 17, Britain Street, Dublin. 1808. In the other which is larger, he states that he made Violins that his name might be of immortal memory. Made by John Delany, In order to perpetuate his memory in future ages. Dublin. 1808. Liberty to all the world...

Biography of John Delany - William Meredith Morris

Followed the Amati model, and was very successful in producing a good tone. I saw one of his violins many years ago in Waterford, which was well made, rather small, and had a clear and sweet tone. The back was cut on the slab of plain wood, and unpurfled. The sound-holes were rather short and wide, and the corners a...

Biography of John Delany - Cecie Stainer

A maker in Dublin in 1808, is best known by his labels, the one very small, the other very large....

Biography of John Delany - Willibald Leo Lütgendorff

Er ahmte zwar die Italiener recht gut nach, doch scheint er ein allzu starkes Selbstbewusstsein gehabt zu haben, denn nach seinem Zettel baute er seine Geigen, um sein Andenken in künftigen Zeiten zu erhalten. In unseren Tagen hatte er sie wohl »ein Document englischer Kunst« genannt....

Date Description Price

A Violin by John Delany
1800 c.


A Violin by John Delany
1800 c.


A Violin by John Delany
1800 c.


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