Lot n° 217
8000 - 10000 EUR
Pierre GAGGINI (1903-2005)
Violin bearing the label: Petrus Gaggini - Nicaea Civitas - Anno 1985.
Label annotated after Guarneri del Gesu. N°.369
Marked with iron: P. Gaggini - Nice
L. 35,7 cm
Perfect state of conservation, slight wear
Born in Nice in 1903. He is the nephew and pupil of Albert Louis Blanchi, with whom he collaborated until 1934 and participated in the making of the instruments that were exhibited in Brussels in 1935 and in Paris in 1937. Since 1934 Gaggini is established in Nice, he has 150 instruments, violins, violas and cellos to his credit, all signed by him. His model is personal, he has also reproduced some Guarnerius Del Gesu. The sonority of his instruments has earned Pierre Gaggini an international reputation.
Beautiful lutherie, varnish varying from golden amber to dark red.
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