“ Vieuxtemps Guarneri “ Mona Lisa of violins

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Bartolomeo Giuseppe Antonio Guarneri, del Gesù (1698 – 1744) was an Italian luthier  from the Guarneri family of Cremona.   Instruments  made by Guarneri are often referred to as Josephs or del Gesùs. The Vieuxtemps Guarneri, one of the  last violins to be created by  the master made in 1741  three years before his death.   Dubbed the Mona Lisa of violins,  Vieuxtemps Guarneri, has been played in  concert halls ... Read More »