(1861 – 1950)
Of noble descent, Rodolfo Fredi studied the violin at the Rome Conservatoire but decided to make violin making his career. He learnt the trade from his father, Fabio Fredi, who was an amateur maker.
Rodolfo Fredi used numerous models, of which Stradivari is the most common and perhaps the most successful. Fredi's work is careful and diligent, with special attention reserved for his greater ...Read More instruments, which bear an oil-based varnish and possess very good tonal qualities.
Fredi taught Vittorio Bellarosa, who described himself as Fredi's sole pupil.
- The auction record for this maker is $43,463 in Jun 2011, for a violin.
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