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    From the Archive: a cello by G.B. Rugeri of Cremona

    2016-08-15T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a cello by G.B. Rugeri was published in The Strad, June 1982. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: This cello has a distinguished history. It was brought from Italy to pass into the possession of King George IV and then to the ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Alfredo Galea, 1979

    2016-08-08T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Alfredo Galea was published in The Strad, March 1982. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Among the Italian violins produced in this century, the instruments of Alfredo G. Galea merit special appreciation for their lustrous and flexible tone. After ...

  • 29_7_16
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    From the Archive: a violin by Sam Daniels, Jerome, Idaho, 1977

    2016-08-01T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Sam Daniels was published in The Strad, August 1980. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Sam Daniels was born in 1915 in Idaho. His first attempt at making a violin was in 1936, when Sam ordered a kit from ...

  • 22_7_16
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    From the Archive: the 'Reynolds' Maggini violin, 1610

    2016-07-25T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Giovanni Paolo Maggini was published in The Strad, May 1980. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photograph: This violin by Giovanni Paolo Maggini of 1610 is in virtually mint condition . Authenticated violins by this Brescian maker are at best ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Giovanni Paolo Maggini, Brescia c.1600

    2016-07-18T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Giovanni Paolo Maggini was published in The Strad, January 1980. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs:On the good authority of William E Hill and Sons, who certified the instrument on March 16 1955, the violin (with the exception of ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Barak Norman, London 1704

    2016-07-11T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Barak Norman was published in The Strad, February 1979. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Barak Norman, who is among the best of the Old English School of viol and violin makers, was probably a pupil of Thomas Urquhart, ...

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    From the Archive: a violincello by William Forster II, London, c.1785

    2016-07-04T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a cello by William Forster was published in The Strad, April 1979. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: William Forster II, generally referred to as 'Old Forster' and sometimes as 'Royal Forster', was born at Brampton, Cumberland in 1739, and died in ...

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    From the Archive: a viola by Jacobus Horil, Rome, 1741

    2016-06-27T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a viola by Jacobus Horil was published in The Strad, December 1978. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Jacobus Horil was a Viennese maker who worked from 1720 to around 1758. Like a number of makers working in Vienna he was probably ...

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    From the Archive: a viola by Hieronymus Amati II, Cremona, 1705

    2016-06-20T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a viola by Hieronymus Amati II was published in The Strad, November 1978. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: A superb example of the work of Hieronymus Amati, son of Nicolo, this instrument's label is dated Cremona 1705. ...

  • 10_6_16
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    From the Archive: A violin by Anselmo Bellosio, Venice, c.1780

    2016-06-13T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Anselmo Bellosio was published in The Strad, June 1978. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: This typical example of the work of Anselmo Bellosio is unlabelled but dates from around 1780, the closing years of its maker's life. ...

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    From the Archive: a Craske viola c.1860

    2016-06-06T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a viola by Jacob Craske was published in The Strad, April 1976. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: The recent record price of £1,300 obtained at Philips for a 15 5/8' viola by George Craske circa 1680 has tended to throw something ...

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    From the Archive: A violin by Giuseppe Guarneri 'del Gesù', Cremona 1734, 'The Gillott'

    2016-05-30T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Giuseppe Guarneri 'del Gesù' was published in The Strad, November 1977. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: In due course the 1734 'del Gesù' passed via John Hart's to Joseph Gillott, renowned pen manufacturer, but whose fame is ...

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    From the Archive: A violin by Giuseppe Gagliano of Naples, 1785

    2016-05-16T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Giuseppe Gagliano was published in The Strad, March 1978. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: The handsome Gagliano illustrated here is by Giuseppe, the second son of Nicolo whose models he followed. For some years Giuseppe shared a workshop ...

  • 29_4_16
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    From the Archive: a violin by C.F. Gand, Paris, c.1820

    2016-05-02T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Charles François Gand was published in The Strad, September 1977. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Charles François Gand is the most important member of a family of talented French makers who, after Lupot, ranks next to ...

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    From the Archive: a violin by Andrea Guarneri, Cremona, 1671

    2016-04-18T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Andrea Guarneri was published in The Strad, September 1975. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Illustrated is a well preserved example of Andrea's work which bears its original label 1671, the final numerable being indistinct. This violin is described ...

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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 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 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 ...