Very little is known about the working life of Pietro Pallotta outside of historical documents proving his existence in Perugia in the late 18th-early 19th centuries. He used beautiful local wood, and his considerable output of violins and violas shows careful craftsmanship, with small f-holes and rounded eyes of a boldly-carved scroll. One of the best Umbrian makers of the period, Pallotta was the ...Read More teacher of Giovanni Rossi, with whom he collaborated later in his career.
- The auction record for this maker is $55,304 in Jun 1995, for a violin. - 15 auction price results.