Maker: Gennaro Gagliano

City: Naples, Country: Italy | Dates: active ca. 1730 - 1780

Biography of Gennaro Gagliano - John Dilworth

GAGLIANO, Gennaro Worked circa. 1730-1780 Naples Italy. Second son of Alessandro Gagliano, above. Possibly the best, certainly the most versatile, craftsman of the family. Used many patterns, mostly based on Amati and Stradivari precedents, accurately finished and with perfectly realised archings. An Amati copy once owned by Tarisio is said to have been made originally with an imitation...

Biography of Gennaro Gagliano - George Hart

Januarius Gagliano, filius Alexandri fecit Neap, 1732....

Biography of Gennaro Gagliano - Cecie Stainer

Second son of Alessandro, brother of Nicola, b. about 1680, at Naples; d. 1750. He was the best maker of this family. He made few instruments, but put excellent work into them ; the pattern is good, slightly arched. He imitated his father in general outline and in thicknesses, was therefore really following the Stradivari pattern, but the sound-holes are...

Biography of Gennaro Gagliano - Willibald Leo Lütgendorff

Zweiter Sohn und Schüler seines Vaters Alessandro G., dessen Einfluss in seiner Arbeit unverkennbar ist. Er ahmt das Stradivari-Modell nach, nur nimmt er die Wölbung manchmal höher und macht auch die F-Löcher weiter und steiler als sein Vorbild Seine beste Zeit ist zwischen 1730 und 1750; da er jedoch nur selten Zettel eingeklebt hat und noch seltener die Jahreszahl ausfüllte, ...

Highest Price Achieved

A Violin by Gennaro Gagliano. 75.3 cm Naples, 1765 c. | Sold in 2009


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