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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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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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Decorated Gand violin
Lupot and his successors, part 2: Charles François Gand
Gael Francais

As Lupot’s successor, Gand also inherited his position of Luthier de la Musique du Roi, but the turbulent political situation in France meant that nothing could be taken for granted

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Historic Women Performers: the Sisters d’Aranyi
Alessandra Barabaschi

Despite their very different personalities the d’Aranyi sisters had a remarkable musical cohesion that charmed audiences all over Europe

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