With Girolamo closes the history of the family of the Amati as Violin-makers.
The sides are a shade deeper than those of the brothers Amati.
The purfling of the brothers Amati is very beautifully executed.
Their position must have been but little inferior to that of the Amati family.
We have no information of the pupils of Amati from 1654 to 1665.
The instruments he made of large Amati pattern are highly valued.
He has sold more Amatis in his time than Amati himself ever made.
Violins of Amati and other makers were, up to this time, obtainable at nominal prices.
There are only a very few specimens of genuine Amati violins in this country.
I loaned him fifteen hundred and took the Amati as security.