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Valentino de Zorzi Violin, Italy 1906

Category: RS Violins
Manufacturer: Zorzi,Valentino de

Instrument Type: Violin

Item #: 000-919

Year: 1906

Price: Sold

Maker: Valentino de Zorzi

Description: (1837 – 1916) A carpenter by training who probably taught himself violin making, De Zorzi worked in Pistoia before moving to Florence in 1885, where he helped to revive the Tuscan school's flagging craft. His earliest-known instrument is a viola from 1880, which shows an experienced hand. De Zorzi adopted many traditions of the classical Tuscan school and generally used a highly recognizable personal model. He used local wood and a 'framed' brand in the style of Gabrielli. Invented a large instrument called the contraviolino. His workshop was taken over by his pupil Silvio Vezio Paoletti after his death.

This violin is dark and powerful sounding. Back length: 35.8 cm.

Terms: This violin is available for examination and trial and has been meticulously set up to our exacting specifications before addition to our catalog. If you wish to inquire further about this violin, please contact us using the green button at the top of this listing or call 1-818-762-1374 during business hours.

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