Maker: Mathias Hornsteiner

City: Mittenwald, Country: Bavaria | Dates: B. ca. 1760, d. 1803

Biography of Mathias Hornsteiner - John Dilworth

HORNSTEINER, Mathias (II) Born circa. 1760, died 1803 Mittenwald Germany. Known as ‘Dax’. Most distinguished maker of the family. Cremonese influenced modelling, with Tyrolean archings of medium height. Soundholes of both Stainer and Stradivari styles. Materials of variable quality. Thin varnish in several shades from pale golden-yellow to dark red-brown. Violas and cellos on classical models also notable. Matthias Hornsteiner...

Biography of Mathias Hornsteiner - Cecie Stainer

A maker in Mittenwald about 1770-1800. His instruments were better made than those of Joseph Hornsteiner....

Biography of Mathias Hornsteiner - Willibald Leo Lütgendorff

Der beste aus der Familie Hornsteiner. Schone zierliche Geigen, schönes, feinjähriges Deckenholz, rother oder gelbbrauner Lack, gute Klotz-Schule. Seine beste Zeit ist 1765—1795....

Highest Price Achieved

A Violin by Mathias (ii) Hornsteiner. 35.7 cm Mittenwald, 1785 | Sold in 2007

£3,848

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