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August 2013 Pic of the Month

Henry Ford’s Classical Violins

Violin, 1647
Nicolo Amati
Cremona, Italy.

Nicolo Amati ‘s (1596-1684) grandfather Andrea founded the Cremona school of violinmaking in the 16th century.  During Nicolo Amati’s working life, the Amati workshop produced some of the very finest violins in Europe and trained many apprentices, possibly including the young Antonio Stradivari.



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