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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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Latest Feature

Maurice Vieux
Jean-Claude Vieux

The larger-than-life French violist, who astonished critics at the age of 18 and helped to bring the viola to prominence as a solo instrument

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The Candi influence and the Genoa school, part 2
Dmitry Gindin

As Cesare Candi blossomed as a maker, his style infused almost the entire modern Genoese school

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The Candi brothers and the Genoa school, part 1
Dmitry Gindin

The revival of violin making in Genoa during the 19th century attracted many luthiers to the city – including the talented young Cesare Candi

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Steven Isserlis, ‘Marquis de Corberon’ Stradivari

Steven Isserlis talks about the 1726 ‘Marquis de Corberon’ Strad cello

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  1. October 13, 2018

    Preview: November 2018 New York Highlights

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  2. August 25, 2018

    Preview: October 2018 London Highlights

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  3. June 26, 2018

    London • June 2018 • Results

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  4. May 18, 2018

    Preview: June 2018 London Highlights

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  5. April 26, 2018

    Preview in New York: A Fine G.B. Guadagnini violin

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  6. March 27, 2018

    Preview: May 2018 New York Highlights

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