Son of Auguste-Sébastien, with whom he also studied. In 1860 he became a partner in his father's workshop and upon his father's retirement in 1866 he and his brother, Ernest Auguste, took over the business. Became partners with C.N.E. Gand, then took ...Read More over Lupot's workshop, which they renamed Gand & Bernardel. Bernardel became sole owner of this company in 1892, at which point he continued as Gustave Bernardel until his retirement in 1901. Instruments all made of a very fine quality; used oil-based varnishes.
- The auction record for this maker is $28,406 in Jul 1991, for a cello. - 118 auction price results.