Violin by Jérôme Thibouville Lamy, Mirecourt, circa 1900

Violin by Jérôme Thibouville Lamy, Mirecourt, circa 1900

About the J.T.L. Workshop

The workshop of Jérôme Thibouville Lamy was based in Mirecourt and made a wide range of stringed instruments and bows. They were open for more than a century, closing their doors for the last time in 1969. The workshop was prolific and examples of their work can be seen all around the world.

About the violin

This violin was made in Mirecourt circa 1900 and the model is the characteristic Mirecourt interpretation of Stradivari.

The violin has a two piece back of beech with ribs and scroll to match. The front is two pieces of straight-grained spruce, widening towards the flanks. The varnish is the rich reddish-brown so characteristic of the workshop.

The violin has a length of back of 358 mm.

How does it sound?

This is a very resonant instrument which has a particularly silvery E string. The violin is well balanced and has a rich, smooth character.


The violin is in very good condition.

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