Violin by Carlo Ferdinando Landolfi, 1780

Landolfi, Carlo Ferdinando, d.17841780

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford
Dearborn, MI, United States

In the 1920s, Henry Ford purchased several fine Italian violins, including this one by Carlo Ferdinando Landolfi. Landolfi was trained in Cremona, Italy and returned to his native Milan to establish his workshop. Ford purchased this 1780 Landolfi violin from Ole H. Bryant, a Boston violinmaker who served as principal repairer for the Boston Symphony Orchestra.


  • Title: Violin by Carlo Ferdinando Landolfi, 1780
  • Creator: Landolfi, Carlo Ferdinando, d.1784
  • Date Created: 1780
  • Location: Italy, Milan
  • Subject Keywords: Violins, Stringed instruments, Musical instruments
  • Type: Objects
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: http://collections.thehenryford.org/Collection.aspx?objectKey=208932
  • Object Name: Violin
  • Object ID: 25.111.1
  • Image ID: THF107740
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

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