CS9/ 05a Handamde Violin by Anthony Perry , ‘Il Cannone’ copy, Circa 2017
Handmade violin, ‘Il Cannone’ copy by Anthony Perry, Wolverhampton, Circa 2017.
This is a copy of the 'Il Cannone' violin. The original'Il Cannone Guarnerius' of 1743 is a violin made by the Italian luthier, Giuseppe Antonio Guarneri, of Cremona (1698–1744). Il Cannone is also as 'Il Cannone del Gesù', the Cannon, often appended with Guarneri del Gesù, the Guarneri trademark. The violin received its name from a former owner, the Italian violin virtuoso Niccolò Paganini (1782–1840), because of its power and resonance.