Before he moved to Milan in 1888 to study with Gaetano Rossi, Giuseppe Tarasconi probably made violins as a hobby. Following his studies with Rossi, Tarasconi opened his own shop in Milan, where he mostly handled repairs and sales. Tarasconi's business dealings fostered a relationship with the Bisiach ...Read More workshop, where his son Mirco refined his skills. As a result of his early independence as a maker, Tarasconi's work is stylistically individual, with wide and shallow channeling, elongated f-holes and an appealing orange-brown varnish.
- The auction record for this maker is $41,815 in Mar 2012, for a violin. - 30 auction price results.