Fine-Contemporary

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    From the Archive: a violin by Johannes Bernardus Cuypers, The Hague, 1810

    2016-01-25T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Johannes Bernardus Cuypers was published in The Strad, May 1972. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Dutch violin makers were for a great number of years overlooked in favour of better known Italian, French and English instruments. The early ...

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    From the Archive: Antonio Stradivari 'Corbett' violin, Cremona, 1706

    2016-01-18T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a 1706 violin by Antonio Stradivari was published in The Strad, December 1970. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: There are very few instruments by Antonio Stradivari of which the history is known almost back to the day they left the maker's ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Alexander Despine, Turin 1828

    2016-01-11T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Alexander Despine was published in The Strad, July, 1970. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Several writers mention that Despine was a pupil of Pressenda, but this is most unlikely, as they were approximately the same age. It seems ...

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    From the Archive: A violin by Giovanni Francesco Pressenda, Turin, 1837

    2016-01-04T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Giovanni Francesco Pressenda was published in The Strad, March, 1970. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Giovanni Francesco Pressenda generally followed a Stradivari model, especially in his early violins; later he designed a pattern of his own where the ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Carlo Guiseppe Testore, Milan, 1700

    2015-12-28T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Carlo Giuseppe Testore was published in The Strad, February 1970. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: The violin illustrated here is a fine example of Carlo Giuseppe Testore's best work. He was the founder of this family of Milanese ...

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    From the Archive: A violin by Nicolas Lupot, Paris, 1800-1810

    2015-12-21T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Nicolas Lupot was published in The Strad, February, 1971. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: This month we are able to publish photographs of a very handsome violin which is the sole work of Nicolas Lupot and bears the ...

  • 11_12_15
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    From the Archive: a violin by Michael Angelo Bergonzi, Cremona, 1757

    2015-12-14T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Michael Angelo Bergonzi was published in The Strad, January 1970. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Five Bergonzis are known to have worked as violin makers in Cremona. Carlo, the founder of the family was active from the closing ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Francesco de Emiliani, Rome, 172-

    2015-12-07T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Francesco de Emiliani was published in The Strad, November 1969. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: The subject of this month’s illustration is a very handsome and finely preserved example of the work of Francesco de Emiliani who worked ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by P.G. Mantegazza, Milan, 1760

    2015-11-30T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by P.G. Mantegazza was published in The Strad, October 1969. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: This month’s illustration is of a bold and handsome violin by Mantegazza. The form of all members of this family is generally that of ...

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    From the Archive: a viola by Daniel Parker, London, 1715

    2015-11-23T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a Daniel Parker viola was published in The Strad, June 1969. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: This month we are illustrating a large viola by Daniel Parker bearing a label dated 1715. It measures 17 inches in length of body; other ...