Leon Mougenot 1919 Violin
Born in 1874, Leon Mougenot learned the trade from Emile Laurent and Georges Mougenot. He also worked for some of the greatest French makers of his time, including Leon Bernadel, Joseph Hill, Paul Jombar, and the Hill brothers in London. During his professional life, he trained or collaborated with over 75 makers, including Paul Bisch, Carlo and Leandro Bisiach, and Max Millant. His instruments are modeled after Stradivari, Guarneri, Vuillaume, and Lupot and are appreciated for their fine workmanship and sonorous, clear tone.
- Violin Information: Violin made in 1919 by Leon Mougenot. Two-piece Spruce top of medium grain throughout. Two-piece Maple back of strong, medium descending flame to the edge. Similar ribs and headstock. Varnish of a brown-amber color. LOB 357 mm.
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