Search:
corilon violins
Giovanni Lazzaro, Italian violin - Padova 1990 - front view
Giovanni Lazzaro, Italian violin - Padova 1990 - front view
Giovanni Lazzaro, Italian violin - Padova 1990 - back view
Giovanni Lazzaro, Italian violin - Padova 1990 - back view
Giovanni Lazzaro, Italian violin - Padova 1990 - ribs
Giovanni Lazzaro, Italian violin - Padova 1990 - ribs
Giovanni Lazzaro, Italian violin - Padova 1990 - scroll
Giovanni Lazzaro, Italian violin - Padova 1990 - scroll
Inventory No.: 4974
Provenance: Padova
Maker: Giovanni Lazzaro
Length of back: 35.7 cm
Year: 1990

Contemporary Italian violin by Giovanni Lazzaro, Padua 1990

Amongst our selection of contemporary violins, one particularly interesting work is this Italian instrument by Giovanni Lazzaro which was made in Padua in 1990. It is one of Giovanni Lazzaro's earlier pieces, crafted shortly after he completed his studies at the famous violin making school of Cremona and opened his own workshop in Padua. This instrument thus serves as a summation of the young liutaio's career from his training and the influences of his teachers Riccardo Bergonzi, Giancarlo Guicciardi and Igor Moroder before he set out to further enhance his studies of the historic classics of Italian violin making. Under Hans J. Nebel and Vahkn Nigogosian – former assistants of Simone Fernando Sacconi at the legendary Rembert Wurlitzers workshop in New York – and other great restorers, he grew to become a highly sought-after restoration expert who now works for many leading musicians from Italy's finest ensembles. This particular violin is a rare opportunity to acquire a top-quality Giovanni Lazzaro at a very affordable price, an instrument which clearly follows in the footsteps of great Cremonese masters and merges all of the finest features of both traditional and modern Italian violin making. Meticulous and accurate craftsmanship is evident in the delicate purfling, and the radiant golden-yellow varnish was lavishly applied. The one-piece back of gently flamed maple impressively demonstrates the magnificent quality of the tone woods Giovanni Lazzaro selected. Our luthier received the instrument in perfect crack-free condition, thoroughly set it up and made it ready to play. Its is compelling in part because of its warm sound which has a lucid brightness in higher notes, and across all registers it is defined by a maturity that is surprising for an instrument of its age.

Order a certificate of appraisal with this violin, the certificate option is available in the shopping cart.

Share it, make it social


New arrivals in our catalogue
  • Modern Saxonian master violin: Large, mature tone
  • Professional violin bow by Carl Albert Nürnberger
  • Justin Derazey, French violin dated approx. 1880
  • Fine Swiss master violin by August Meinel, 1926
  • Fine, modern Czech master violin - probably Prague
  • Interesting old Czech violin after Ruggeri. Made approx. 1920
  • 3/4 - Fine Mittenwald 3/4 violin by Neuner & Hornsteiner, approx. 1850
  • Modern German violin bow. By Roderich Paesold - excellent
  • Georges Coné: French soloist violin no. 73. Lyon, 1937
  • Antique violin from Saxony, after Antonio Stradivari, approx. 1880
  • Interesting violin, probably Italian 1920's
  • Fine Mittenwald violin. After Aegidius Kloz, c.1800
  • SALE: German violin. Made in the 1950's
  • Fine French violin bow. Marie Louis Piernot, Paris (certificate J. F. Raffin)
  • Fine Italian violin. Milanese, Liuteria Italiana Luigi Mozzani, 1921
  • Antique German violin. Max Osterode, Stuttgart, 1915 No. 23
  • German Markneukirchen violin bow, approx. 1940 - warm tone
  • 1/4 - Rare French 1/4 violin, approx. 1850
  • Violin bow by Mathias Thomä, Markneukirchen
  • H. Emile Blondelet: French violin No. 235
  • Petite French viola: Joseph Nicolas fils, Mirecourt, 1849
  • Excellent old German violin bow. Sweet, fluid sound, 1950's
  • German Markneukirchen violin bow, silver, with a blank frog
  • Albert Nürnberger: Powerful silver mounted violin bow