Girolamo Amati II violin 1671 poster

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The son of Nicolò Amati, Girolamo Amati II was the last instrument maker of the illustrious Amati dynasty. Although he made fewer violins than his forebears, the ones that have survived show the work of a skilled luthier in his prime. This violin, made in the early part of his career, is a pristine example of his craftsmanship and shows many stylistic similarities to the work of his father. It is now housed in the Royal Academy of Music.

’The maple is delicately figured on the back and ribs, and plain for the neck-block. It has been perfectly quarter-cut. Unevenly scattered bearclaw figure ruffles the surface of the one-piece spruce front’ – Barbara Meyer in the July 2022 issue

**Subscribers to The Strad’s print edition will receive a free copy of this poster with the July issue – as part of a package that includes two free posters a year worth £39** 

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Weight 0.150 kg
Dimensions 84 x 68 cm
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