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August 2013 Pic of the Month

Henry Ford’s Classical Violins

Violin, 1780
Carlo Ferdinando Landolfi
Milan, Italy.

Carlo Ferdinando Landolfi (circa 1714 – 1787) was trained in Cremona and returned to his native Milan to establish his workshop.  Ford purchased this 1780 Landolfi violin from Ole H. Bryant, a Boston violinmaker who served as principal repairer for the Boston Symphony Orchestra. 



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