Antonio amati c1540~1607
Antonio Amati was born around 1540 and with his younger brother Girolamo inherited the workshop if his father Andrea Amati, upon his death in 1577.
documents from the archives show that the brothers worked together until the end of 1588 when, owing to some unknown disagreement, they went
their separate ways. Antonio died in 1607. he had no descendants and it is not known if the ever married, not even whether he made ip the quarrel with his brother,
or set up his own workshop.