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Jean Joseph Martin violin bow, Mirecourt circa 1880

Jean Joseph Martin violin bow, Mirecourt circa 1880
Catalog ID: C-2563

French bow maker Jean-Joseph Martin (1837-1910) was born in Mirecourt, where he apprenticed with Nicolas Rémy Maire. He worked in Paris at Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume's workshop from 1858-1863, before returning to Mirecourt to begin his own business. He later collaborated with Jérôme Thibouville Lamy and Emile Mennesson. Martin's bows are highly regarded.

Sold with a certificate of authenticity from Jean-François Raffin, Yannick Le Canu and Sylvain Bigot.

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