Joseph GillottJohn Dilworth
The Gillott collection caused a sensation when it was sold in 1872. But who was Joseph Gillott and what attracted him to fine instruments?
Vieuxtemps’s violinsTully Potter
The Belgian virtuoso Henri Vieuxtemps, who was born 200 years ago this week, owned many instruments during his career, but showed a decided preference for the violins of Guarneri ‘del Gesù’
February New York highlights quizJason Price
How did you fare in our February New York highlights quiz? Read on for the answers
The Rugeri familyCarlo Chiesa
Although Francesco Rugeri and his sons were based outside Cremona’s walls, the available evidence suggests that they were very much connected to the city’s network of violin makers