Italian violin by Andrea Cortese, 1948, Genova, Stradivari model

A very fine Italian violin made by Andrea Cortese in 1948 in Genova, as indicated on the original label. This beautiful instrument is made on a superb Antonio Stradivari model, branded in multiple locations including inside of the peg box, to the ribs above the button, to the neck and to inside of the back in several locations. The violin is exceptionally beautiful and is in immaculate state of preservation. The workmanship is of highest level The violin sounds very beautiful and colorful with surprising depth and maturity. It is in perfect state of preservation. The length over the back is 35.6 cm.

Certificates: Alex Gartsman.

Additional information

Country of Origin

Genova, Italy, Italy


Andrea Cortese


1900 – 1950

Price Range

$50,000 – $100,000

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