Bernardus Nicolaas Loerakker

By John Dilworth

LOERAKKER, Bernardus Nicolaas Born 1919, died 1968 Schoten, Haarlem Netherlands. Established in Haarlem from 1936. Stradivari model. Little new work after 1957, when he concentrated on repairs and restoration. Succeeded by his widow Maria and two sons, Vincentius (Born 1949) and Ivo Johannes (Born 1951). Also a bow maker. [NGV]