Phillippe Gaud

Highest auction price achieved
£ 1150.00

By John Dilworth

GAUD, Philippe Born 1905 Venice Italy, Worked from 1954 New York USA. Moved with family to Nice, before trying apprenticeship at sea and then as a student of architecture. Later became acquainted with a luthier Pierre Rossi with whom he learnt violin making. Emigrated to New York 1954, where he established a workshop and remained active until the 1960s. Fine work on Stradivari model; in particular the ‘Sarasate’ violin in the Paris Conservatoire collection (Musée de la Musique). Excellent materials and workmanship.

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Type Title Sold Price
Violin 1958 Sat 1st September 01 £ 1150.00

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