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Pietro Antonio dalla Costa

Dalla Costa was a significant maker of the Venetian school, although born in Alba and active in Treviso between 1720 and 1768. Mozart owned a violin of his, and they are very characteristic of the ‘baroque’ style, modelled closely on Amati, whom he acknowledged on his label. The workmanship is delicate and finished with fine, soft and deeply pigmented varnish in the Venetian style.

Pietro Antonio dalla Costa

(fl Treviso, 1720-1768)

Dalla Costa was a significant maker of the Venetian school, although born in Alba and active in Treviso between 1720 and 1768. Mozart owned a violin of his, and they are very characteristic of the ‘baroque’ style, modelled closely on Amati, whom he acknowledged on his label. The workmanship is delicate and finished with fine, soft and deeply pigmented varnish in the Venetian style.

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