Instrument

  • ID: 2366
  • Type: cello
  • Maker: Matteo Goffriller
  • Year built: 1700c
  • City: Venice
  • Name: Casals
 
Label: "Carlo Bergonzi . . . 1733"
Back: Two-piece modulary-rays maple with flames of large, irregular widths, ascending slightly towards the sides, with two small wings in the lower flanks
Ribs: of wood similar to back
Scroll: of modulary-rays maple with slight flames
Front: of pine in four pieces with irregular grain at the center
Varnish: Red on a golden-yellow ground
Body Length: 75.1 cm.
Upper Bout: 35.7 cm.
Lower Bout: 44 cm.

Iconography Index

les violons: Venetian instruments, paintings & drawngs, Association pour la Promotion des Arts, Paris, 1995: Color photos (front, back, scroll & f-hole).


Notes

The instrument has been reduced in size, but the f-holes and scroll have not been altered.
les violons: Venetian instruments, paintings & drawngs, Association pour la Promotion des Arts, Paris, 1995.

Provenance

Owner Owned From Owned In Owned Till Price paid
Marta Casals-Istomin   1973       
Pablo Casals   1913    1973   
Caressa & Francais (Paris)         
...         

Current owner Current owner
Indicates that the owner is or was also a musician Indicates that the owner is or was also a musician

Players

Name Played From Played In Played To
Claudio Bohórquez   2000  2003   
Anne Gastinel  1997    1998 
...       
Pablo Casals   1908    1973 
...       

Current player Current player
Indicates that the musician is or was also an owner of one or more instruments. Indicates that the musician is or was also an owner of one or more instruments

References

les violons: Venetian instruments, paintings & drawngs, Association pour la Promotion des Arts, Paris, 1995.

"Claudio Bohórquez", Ariane Todes, The Strad, March, 2003, 2003.

http://www.transartuk.com/gastinel/