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A new brand of auctions designed for the violin trade

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Notable Sales

The ‘Lady Blunt’ Stradivari


On 20 June 2011, Tarisio auctioned the ‘Lady Blunt’ Stradivari violin of 1721 for $15.9 million – a new world record

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Lupot and his successors, part 3: Gand Frères
Gael Francais

The death of Charles François Gand saw his elder son scrambling to keep the prestigious titles that his father had been awarded during his career

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Lana Trotovsek, Dalla Costa c. 1750

Slovenian violinist Lana Trotovesk explains why she’s proud to champion the work of Pietro Antonio Dalla Costa

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Grancino violin
The Grancino family
Carlo Chiesa

The story of how a stabbing brought about the end of Milan’s leading 18th-century violin workshop 

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Benjamin Beilman, ‘Engleman’ Stradivari

Young virtuoso Benjamin Beilman talks about the experience of playing the 1709 ‘Engleman’ Stradivari

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