Juan (I) Guillami

(c. 1739 - 1809)
GUILLAMI, Juan (I) Born 1702, died 1769 Barcelona Spain Very fine maker. Slender outline, somewhat Neapolitan, with long, rather straight ‘c’ bouts. Similarly long slender soundholes, set quite upright. Amatisé arching, a little pinched. Head also recalls the best work of the Gaglianos, with a long pegbox and small neat volute. Often the chamfer is picked out in black, like those of Stradivari. Very fine oil varnish of a watery-red shade. Sometimes branded on interior near soundpost. Printed label: Joannes Guillami me / fecit en Bar: anno 1760 Joannes Guillami me fecit /en Barcelona 1742

£ 19,724
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