About Enrico Marchetti
Piedmontese maker Enrico Marchetti was born in Milan in 1855 and died in Turin in 1930. He apprenticed in Milan with Luigi Bajoni and Gaetano Rossi, before moving to Turin to work in the shop of Benedetto Gioffredo Rinaldi. In the late 1870s, Marchetti joined the workshop of Antonio Guadagnini, son of Giovanni Battista Guadagnini. Marchetti moved his home to the town of Cuorgné in Piedmont in 1881, establishing his own shop, and running a successful business there for over 20 years. In 1912, he returned to Turin, where he continued to build instruments for the remainder of his life. He is regarded as one of the finest makers of the Guadagnini school, and his instruments are in high demand.
About This ViolinThis violin is being sold with a certificate of authenticity from Reuning & Son Violins.
Enrico Marchetti | Turin 1920 Dark red-brown varnish | 4/4
About David Burgess
Among the most celebrated American makers working today, David Burgess has won more violin making contests than any other violin maker in history. Born in Princeton, New Jersey, Burgess played the violin before becoming interested in violin making. After working for several years with Hans Weisshaar in Los Angeles, California, he moved to Ann Arbor, Michigan to establish his own workshop in 1976. Having won numerous Gold medals, Burgess was designated Hors Concours by both the Violin Society of America and the American Federation of Violin and Bow Makers, and was the first American to win the "Stradivari" International Triennale Instrument Making Competition in Cremona, Italy. He is a member of l'Entente Internationale Des Maitres Luthiers et Archetiers D'art, and has served on the Board of Governors of the AFVBM, as a teacher and program director at the VSA Oberlin College workshops, and as a judge in international competitions. Burgess has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, The Strad magazine, and numerous other periodicals, newspapers, and television and radio broadcasts. His instruments are extremely desirable and are commissioned by top players throughout the world.
About This Viola
David Burgess | Ann Arbor 1980 | 16 1/2 | 419mm
About Johann Udalrichus Eberle
Johann Udalrichus Eberle (b. 1699 in Austria, d. 1768 in Prague) was an apprentice of Thomas Edlinger III, based in Prague. Eberle established his own shop in 1727, where he was prolific and versatile in his output of instruments. He is considered one of the most important makers of the 18th century Prague school.
This cello, built around 1740, is a prime example of Eberle's distinctive style and use of the finest materials. It is being sold with a certificate of authenticity from Reuning & Son Violins.
About This Cello
Johann Udalrichus Eberle | Prague circa 1740 | 754mm | 4/4
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