Luigi Lagetto

Highest auction price achieved
£ 12945.00

By Cecie Stainer

An Italian maker who was working in Paris, 1745-53 at the sign of " La ville de Cremone " in the rue des Saints-Peres. He followed the pattern of Andrea Amati, using spirit varnish ; his instruments were much liked. Label : " Louis Lagetto, luthier rue des Saints-Peres faubourg Saint-Germain a Paris, 1753. ' A la ville de Cremone.' (Signed) Lagetto,"

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Price History

Type Title Sold Price
Cello 73.5 cm Paris, 1740-1745 c. experimental (soundpost crack) Wed 1st December 10 £ 12945.00
Violin 1750 Wed 1st March 89 £ 2750.00

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