Fine-Contemporary

  • 25_12_15
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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 ...

  • 18_12_15
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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 ...

  • 4_12_15
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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 ...

  • Mystery_27_11_15
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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 ...

  • Mystery_13_11_15
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    From the Archive: a cello by J.F. Aldric, Paris, 1825

    2015-11-16T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a cello by J.F. Aldric was published in The Strad, February 1969. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Jean Francois Aldric was born in Mirecourt in 1765, the son of Francois Antoine Aldric, a little known member of the Mirecourt violin making ...

  • 6_11_15
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    From the Archive: the 'Ferdinand David' J.B. Vuillaume, Paris, 1840-5

    2015-11-09T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by J.B. Vuillaume was published in The Strad, June 1968. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Jean Baptiste Vuillaume, apart from being possibly the most commercially successful violin maker of all time, was also one of the leading violin dealers ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Antonio Stradivarius, Cremona, 1723, the ‘Jules Falk’

    2015-11-02T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of the ‘Jules Falk’ Stradivari was published in The Strad, August 1960. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: The Stradivari illustrated has an interesting and well-documented history. It is possible to trace its ownership without a break since it was in the possession ...

  • 23_10_15
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    From the Archive: a violin by J.B. Guadagnini, Turin, 1780, the ‘Louis Spohr’

    2015-10-27T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of the ‘Louis Spohr’ Guadagnini was published in The Strad, March 1962. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: The J.B. Guadagnini illustrated is one of the finest specimens of this maker’s Turin works in existence. Like the best Guadagnini violins of the Turin ...