Tag: Baroque era

Fashion and costume history of the Baroque. The epoch of Baroque lasted from 1575 to 1770. It is divided into early Baroque (until about 1650), the High Baroque (ca. 1650-1720) and late Baroque or Rococo (ca. 1720-1770).

The Tuscan. A short account of a Violin by Stradivari.

Stradivari, Violin, Instrument, Tuscan, Baroque, craft,

The “Tuscan.” A short account of a Violin by Stradivari. Made for Cosimo III de Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Dated 1690. THIS remarkable instrument, one of the finest examples of Stradivari’s work, is probably unique in the preservation, in every detail, of the original beauty of its form and workmanship.