Born in the town of Alba near the end of the 17th century, Pietro Antonio Della Costa spent most of his career outside of Venice in the town of Treviso. It is also possible that spent brief periods working in Venice and Mantua, but his labels make no mention of these places. Dalla Costa's work is exceedingly rare, and the few remaining examples suggest that he was a craftsman of superb ability. The ...Read More influence of the Brothers Amati is evident, but his model is more robust, with larger f-holes.
- The auction record for this maker is $152,500 in Apr 2009, for a violin. - 18 auction price results.