Nicolas Lupot, Paris, 1809

Violin: 47846

Number of images available: 3.
To view the images in high resolution subscribe to the archive.

Labeled, "Nicolas Lupot, Luthier, rue Crois- / -des petits-Champs, à Paris, l'an 1809" and signed on the inside of the back

Back: One-piece cut on the half-slab with an irregular broad figure slanting steeply downwards from right to left

Top: of wide grain at the center, opening out towards the flanks

Scroll: of faint figure; the champfer is picked out in black

Ribs: of medium curl

Varnish: Red-brown

Length of back: 36.0 cm

Upper bouts: 16.7 cm

Middle bouts: 11.3 cm

Lower bouts: 20.8 cm


"The Nicolas Lupot violin illustrated here had been in the possession of a French family for over half a century until it was acquired last year by the distinguished American violinist Louis Kaufman, of Los Angeles, California, during a visit to Europe."

Nicholas Lupot, The Strad, December, 1972, London

Subscribe to the Cozio Archive

The full Cozio archive, with 200,000+ photos

Full access to Cozio Carteggio features

A new Carteggio feature every week

Fine Instrument and Bow auction news

Speculative, Restorable and Trade news


Current owner, Philippe Dupuy,

To view detailed provenance in chronological order please subscribe to the archive.

Certificates & Documents

To view a list of certificates and other documents please subscribe to the archive.

Copies of many certificates and other documents are available on request. Please contact us for more information.


To view references and iconography please subscribe to the archive.