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    From the Archive: a violin of the Brescian School

    2016-04-04T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin of the Brescian School was published in The Strad, August 1975. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: This violin of the Brescian School dates from around 1600. Violin makers of this School included Gasparo da Salò, Maggini, and a few ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Sanctus Seraphin, Venice 1744

    2016-03-28T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Sanctus Seraphin was published in The Strad, July 1974. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Sanctus Seraphin of Udine and Venice was one of the most careful and exact craftsmen who ever made a violin. His fame rests on ...

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    From the Archive: a cello by Giovanni Battista Rogeri, 1705, Brescia

    2016-03-21T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a cello by G.B. Rogeri was published in The Strad, September 1974. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: The Rogeri and Rugeri families of Italian luthiers should not be confused. Both Giovanni Baptista Rogeri and Francesco Rugeri were pupils of Niccolo Amati ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Giuseppe Guarneri 'del Gesù', Cremona, 1736, 'The Pollitzer-Koessler'

    2016-03-14T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Joseph Guarneri 'del Gesù' was published in The Strad, May 1974. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: The Joseph 'del Gesù' violin illustrated here is undoubtedly one of the best preserved examples of the master's 1730-36 period during which ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1692

    2016-03-07T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Antonio Stradivari was published in The Strad, May 1976. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Our first information on this instrument traces it back to the time last century when it was given by the Czar of Russia to ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Albani, Bozen, 1694

    2016-02-29T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Mathias Albani was published in The Strad, August 1974. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Albani (1621-1712) was one of the outstanding makers of the Tyrolese school. Instruments of his early period are purely Tyrolean in style, and strongly ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Nicolo Amati, Cremona, 1660-70

    2016-02-22T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Nicolo Amati was published in The Strad, April 1975. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Nicolo Amati, the son of Girolamo (Hieronymus) is generally considered the finest maker of the family and his work represents the peak of achievement ...

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    From the Archive: a violin labelled Duiffoprugcar believed to be the work of J.B.Vuillaume

    2016-02-15T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin labelled Duiffoprugcar was published in The Strad, February 1974. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: The carved and decorated violin illustrated here bears a label which reads: Gaspard Diuffo Pruggar Bonamillio anno 1516 but is believed to be the work ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Richard Duke, London, c.1770-80

    2016-02-08T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Richard Duke was published in The Strad, August 1972. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: One of the best of our native workmen active during the second half of the eighteenth century was Richard Duke who worked in London ...

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    From the Archive: a violoncello by Dominicus Montagnana, Venice, 1735

    2016-02-01T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a cello by Dominicus Montagnana was published in The Strad, June 1972. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Dominicus Montagnana is justly considered to have been one of the finest of the many talented luthiers who worked in Venice during the first ...