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Matthew Hardie Edinburgh 1820

Matthew Hardie, Edinburgh 1820

A very good violin by this celebrated Scottish maker, modeled after Antonio Stradivari.

The circumstances of Matthew Hardie’s training are unknown. While some experts have suggested parallels between his work and that of Vincenzo Panormo and John Betts, it is entirely possible that Hardie learned his craft locally in Edinburgh.

Length of back: 359mm

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