Born in Ala di Stura near Turin, in 1718, Giovanno Battista Genova was a follower of Giovanni Francesco Celoniato, possibly his pupil. Their work is quite similar, although Genova’s work is somewhat looser, and less often encountered. He died in Turin in 1776.
05 March 2019 - Dilworth, John
This extremely rare and interesting cello bears the label of Giovanni Battista Genova of Turin, dated 1780. His work is little known, yet quite distinctive. Stylistically it does significantly recall the work of his immediate predecessor in Turin, Giovanni Francesco... Read more
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