Instrument Type: Viola
Maker: J.B. Vuillaume, Paris
Description: J.B. Vuillaume was born in Mirecourt, France in 1798. After studying under the greatest French violin makers since the age of twelve, he himself grew to become arguably the the most influential figure in the violin making world of the nineteenth century. Vuillaume is especially well known for his vibrant copies of the great Italian makers, Stradivari, Guarneri, and Amati.