TITLE

Pressenda's pretender

AUTHOR(S)
Leonhard, Florian
PUB. DATE
August 1997
SOURCE
Strad;Aug97, Vol. 108 Issue 1288, p834
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines a 1924 violin created by the Turin, Italy-based maker Annibale Fagnola. Background information about Fagnola; Description of Fagnola's designs; Dimensions of the featured violin; Style and finish.
ACCESSION #
9708291384

 

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