Improvements in the techniques of bowmaking.
Universal acceptance by this date.
Invented the coulisse. Helps protect the rails from cracking, and stabilizes the seating of the frog.
One of the first to use "Maillechort" mounted frogs on premium sticks. (Nickel - Silver or "German Silver") Around 1824.
Worked for Vuillaume, helped to train Peccatte.
Born in Versaille
Inherited Nicolas Lupot shop in Paris- married Lupot's adopted daughter.
Later, clear, orange-colored pernambuco.
Smaller, daintier head. Curve begins immediately behind.
Started in Vuillaume shop.
Trained Louis Thomassin, Joseph Alfred Lamy, pere.
Influenced by Voirin school. Graceful, refined style.
Nephew of Dominique.
Strength and power.
Earlier, bolder style: Husson, Simon.
Strongly compact style head
Idiosyncratic model frog and button. Rarely altered, ebony/silver/Parisian eyes.
More wood behind the head for added power at the tip.
Trained with father, Emile Francois Ouchard - MIrecourt.
1940 - opened own shop in Paris.
1946-1960 lived in NYC
Powerful, strong, weighty stick.
Mannheim violin virtuoso. Leading advocate for the Cramer bow.
Italian virtuoso, prominent in French society.
Longer musical lines required a longer bow for legato bow strokes.