Viola d’amore by Joann Joseph Hentschl

Brünn, 1750

Catalog 53. Viola d’amore – Joann Joseph Hentschl, Brünn, 1750


The viola d’amore by Hentschel is on permanent loan to
Gerd-Uwe Klein and his wife, Sylvia, in Schörnberg, Germany.


Here a rare photo of Gerd-Uwe Klein, with the Amati violin



Body length 380 mm
Upper width
185 mm
Middle width 120 mm
Lower width 232 mm
Rib height 42-49 mm
String length 368 mm