PORTRAIT OF GASPARO DUIFFOPRUGGAR
Portrait of Gasparo DUIFFOPRUGGAR.
French school painting 19th century, oil on panel 285 mm x 455 mm.
Gold frame 400 mm x 560 mm. Recent corner reinforcements.
Painted after the engraving of Pierre WOEIRIOT, 2nd half of the 16th century.
Gasparo DUIFFOPRUGGAR (Kaspar TIEFFENBRUCKER) was born in Fussen
(Bavaria) around 1514. Passed through Italy, he arrived in France around 1533.
He settled in Lyon where he died in 1571.
He would have been one of the pioneers of violin making French.