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

... the sources in detail ...


Johann Friedrich Reichardt (1752 - 1814)
Über die Pflichten des Ripien-Violinisten (Berlin & Leipzig, 1776)

composer, writer and music critic - although he did play violin it didn't feature in his professional life, which doesn't appear to have been very successful.