Alexandre Sauveur Guerin

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b. Aug. 20, 1834, Hyeres ; d. 1897. Pupil and successor of Edmond Daniel. Worked at Marseilles, 18 rue Paradis. Repaired old instruments and made new ones on the pattern of Stradivari; used an orange-red varnish. Exhibited at Marseilles, 1861 and 1886; Nimes, 1863; and Paris, 1889 ; and was awarded gold medals, 1 silver medal, 1 bronze medal, and a diploma of honour. He was assisted by his son Marius (b. 1871) who was a pupil of Darte a Mirecourt, and then worked under Gand and Bernardel in Paris.

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