A Timeline history of the Violin Bow - from c. 1600 - 1800

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Giuseppe Battista Piazzetta (Italy, 1682/3 – 1754) A Violinist (? 1720's)

Piazzetta spent most of his life in Venice, and while not as successful as his contemporaries Ricci or Tiepolo, his output was wider ranging. Notable is a large number of excellent drawings - of which this is a lovely example. Thumb on the stick bow-hold, and a fairly thick stick, implying indigenous wood.

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