Carlo Ferdinando Landolphi

Carlo Ferdinando has often been considered one of the finest instrument makers of his time, alongside Guarneri del Gesù and of course, Stradivari.

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Vincenzo Postiglione II

One of the leading Italian makers of the 19th century, Vincenzo Postiglione II was born in Naples in 1831, where he lived until his death in 1916.

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Tommaso Balestrieri

Perhaps one of the most enigmatic makers, Tommaso Balestrieri ranks among the finest of Mantua’s classical violin luthiers.

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Niccolò Gagliano

Also known as Nicola or Nicolaus Gagliano, Niccolò Gagliano was an esteemed luthier during the 18th century.

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Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume

One of the most distinguished and successful of nineteenth century violin makers, Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume was a prolific maker.

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