Viola by Gaetano Pareschi, Ferrara, 1954

Gaetano Pareschi used both classical Cremonese and personal models for his instruments, with a golden or red-brown varnish. This example is one of twenty violas by the maker.

INSTRUMENT SPECIFICATIONS

Further details:

  • Two-piece back, highly flamed

Measurements:

  • String length: 375mm

  • Length of back: 423mm

  • Upper / lower bout: 197mm / 241mm

Varnish description: Light golden brown

Label:

GAETANO PARESCHI
Premiato con Diploma d' Onore
al Concorso Internazionale di/Cremona del 1950
Fece in Ferrara l' Anno 1954 (54 handwritten)