Highest auction price achieved
£ 2061.00

By John Dilworth

SZÉP, Ernö Born 1913, d. after 1973 Debrecen Hungary. Self-taught maker until apprenticed to L. Tonté c.1936. Established independently 1939. National Service 1942 for the railway but continued making violins in free time. Stradivari-derived personal models. Clean accurate work. Pale yellow-brown spirit varnish. Signed internally: ‘Készitette / Szép Ernö / Debrecen, 1946. Op.119’. Printed label: Készitette: Szép Ernö / Hangverseny hegedü Készitö Mester / Debrecen, 1946 Op.119. [Benedek]

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Price History

Type Title Sold Price
Violin 35.8 cm Debreczen, 1946 Sun 1st June 08 £ 2061.00

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