Loius Moitessier


Inventory no.: 2.L105.057P Loius Moitessier 1830 06/19
Maker: Loius Moitessier
Region: Mirecourt, France
Year: C. 1800
Tone: dark, warm, mature



The violin is a wonderful French piece of work of the late 18th century,made around 1800 in Mirecourt. This violin bears a “Moitessier a paris “brandstamp inside on the back plate. The varnish is of a dark brown varnish, well worn and patinated. This Moitessier violin is in good condition and despite some minor flaws at the left soundhole undamaged(one small repair). This violin huge character sound is mellow, dark and mature tones.

Audio Sample

Title: Banjo and Fiddle

Title: Bruch Violin Concerto no.1, first movement

*Percentages shown below are an accurate indicator of the violin’s respective characteristics among TMX’s collection of violins.

Dark 85%
Warm 70%
Mature 60%


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