Violin Maker: Nicolò Amati (Cremona Cremona) Date: 1669 Geography: Cremona, Italy Culture: Italian (Cremona) Medium: Spruce, maple, other woods Dimensions: Body length (belly): 35 cm in. Upper bouts: cm in. Middle bouts: cm in. Lower bouts: cm in.
Andrea Amati viola carved back - made between OH MY GOODNESS! Amati was the one who taught Stradivari who taught Guarnerius in which these 3 are the best violin makers in all time during what was the "Golden Age" of violin making
Andrea Amati violin, 1564 - in memory of my uncle-by-marriage, Nat Nisson, who played the violin professionally. Not sure what eventually became of his precious Amati and Stradivarius instruments, about which he talked with such deep affection.